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The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian (Portuguese: Catedral Metropolitana de São Sebastião) better known as the Metropolitan Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Såo Sebastian do Rio de Janeiro.  The church is dedicated to Saint Sebastien, the patron saint of Rio de Janeiro.

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The cathedral was designed by Edgar Fonseca in a modern style based on Mayan Architectural style of pyramids.

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