Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral Main Façade- MG_9950

The Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral  is the mainCatholic Church. It is located in the city center, overlooking Plaza de Mayo, on the corner of San Martín and Rivadavia streets, in the San Nicolås neighborhood.   It is the mother church of theArchdiocese of Buenos Aires and the primatial church of Argentina.

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The present building is a mix of architectural styles, with a severe, 19th-century Neoclassical façade without towers.

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Side view of the Metropolitan Cathedral.

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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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