Catedral de Sao Pedro Dos Clerigos - Recife
Are you a business owner in Recife?
Promote your business 365 days a year with the #1 Guide to Recife.
- Gain MAXIMUM EXPOSURE with a 'Dedicated Business Profile'
Directions to Catedral de Sao Pedro Dos Clerigos
It was the second church of the Order of Saint Peter, the first, built in 1711, having been dedicated to Saint Peter the Martyr. The building was built in the baroque style during the eighteenth century and is one of the most significant religious architectural works of Pernambuco.
The Brotherhood of the Clerics of St. Peter, established in June 26, 1700, almost 20 years later, the construction of the religious monument started.
The building is part of an architectural characteristic of great importance, erected around the courtyard of Saint Peter. Besides its religious importance, in a certain period the church became an active center of sacred music.
The interior is covered in beautiful muted paintings while the doors are decorated with rosewood and marble. Cushions adorning the worshippers seats are covered in intricate and impressive works of embroidery.
This religious monument is not far from the town center. Its accessibility to cafés and restaurants. It is one of the most visited places in Recife.
You may also like
- Best Seller
Recife 1-Day Tour to Porto Galinhas
Visit the beautiful beaches of Porto Galinhas, and escape to paradise for a whole day! Relish in the opportunity to bask under the sun, swim in the crystal-clear waters o6 ReviewsFrom $32.00
Recife Boat Tour with Transfers
Cruise along the Capibaribe River in Recife and experience the "Brazilian Venice" by water. Ride to Santo Antonio, Recife Antigo and Boa Vista islands passing bridges and3 ReviewsFrom $60.00
Airport to Porto de Galinhas Transfer
Take the stress and uncertainty to get to your hotel, with this easy way out! Enjoy the best transportation from Recife Airport to all Porto de Galinhas and Muro Alto hotFrom $130.00
Full-Day Caruaru and Nova Jerusalém Theater Tour
Get right to the heart of Pernambuco's folk traditions in this full-day excursion to Caruaru and the Nova Jerusalém open-air theater. Rummage through the handmade treasuFrom $75.00
From Full-Day Shopping & Cachaça Tour
Whether you want to hit the shopping mall, seek out a bargain or pick-up some unique souvenirs or handcrafts of famous artists of Pernambuco. This tour will be a great opFrom $66.00
Recife Airport: 1-Way and Round-Trip Shared Transfers
Your arrival in Recife will be convenient and worry-free with this shared airport transfer. A friendly member of staff will meet you at Recife Airport and you’ll soon bFrom $26.00
Olinda City Tour and Instituto Ricardo Brennand
Explore one of the best-preserved colonial cities in Brazil on a 5-hour guided tour of Olinda from Recife. See landmark attractions with a guide, including the panoramic2 ReviewsFrom $75.00
- Best Seller
Pernambuco: Carneiros Beach Day Tour with Catamaran Ride
Immerse yourself in a tropical paradise as you explore the stunning white sands of Carneiros beach and marvel at the coastline chocked full of coconut trees and calm crysFrom $39.00
- Best Seller
Recife & Olinda Tour in Spanish & Portuguese, English Option
Explore some of the first areas of Brazil to be settled by the Portuguese on a full-day tour of colonial Recife and Olinda, home to Brazil's most popular Carnival. Visit16 ReviewsFrom $27.00
Oficina BrennandGreater-Recife, Recife
Fransisco Brennand is an extraordinary artist and famous in many countries in his own right, especially France where he lived. The Oficina Brennand is a must-not-miss att