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Catedral Metropolitana is dedicated to Saint Sebastian, the patron saint of Rio de Janeiro. Church was built between 1964 and 1976 and is large conical shape with over 100 metres diameter and height of 83 metres. It has a standing-room capacity of 20,000 people.

The cathedral's four huge stained-glass windows, each mesuring 20m by 60m, dominate the interior. They represent ecclesiastical (green), Catholic (blue), apostolic (yellow) or saintly (red) traditions. Photo shows the 'red' stained-glass window.

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  • Copyright: maja mostarcic (tulipan7) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 76 W: 0 N: 119] (804)
  • Genre: Luoghi
  • Medium: Colore
  • Date Taken: 2007-11-30
  • Categories: Architettura
  • Esposizione: f/4, 1/60 secondi
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  • Versione Foto: Versione Originale
  • Date Submitted: 2010-04-23 3:40
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