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The National Shrine of "Nossa Senhora Aparecida", the second-largest catholic church in the world, situated in the city of Aparecida, Sao Paulo, receives thousands of faithful on Oct. 12, when it is celebrated the day of the patron saint of Brazil, Nossa Senhora Aparecida.

The temple has a capacity of 45 thousand people, the tower is 100 meters tall and 18 floors, SAP 23,000 meters square of floor space, were used 40 thousand cubic meters of concrete in construction and 25 million bricks

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3 responses

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh   said (11 Oct 2012):

    Lovely photo essay! Voted! Oct. 12th huh? That's my birthday! hehe

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) said (11 Oct 2012):

    MASTEPIECE !!! VOTED !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Moskow Moskow

    Moskow Moskow said (12 Oct 2012):

    thank you very much, Davide & Michele (happy birthday!!!!)

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