Basilica of Good Jesus of Cuiabá

Local nameCatedral-Basílica de Nosso Senhor do Bom Jesus de Cuiabá
LocationCuiabá, Brazil

The Cathedral Basilica of the Good Lord Jesus Also Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of the Good Lord Jesus or Cuiabá Cathedral is a Catholic temple with basilica status, located in the city of Cuiabá, capital of the state of Mato Grosso in Brazil.Built in 1722, initially with "pau-a-pique", the mother church of Cuiabá, dedicated to Good Lord Jesus, was rebuilt in tapial between 1739 and 1740, as for the first bell tower dating from 1769. It became the seat of the Prelature on December 6, 1745, was elevated to Cuiaba diocese on July 15, 1826.2 In 1868, underwent a reformation that altered the tower and the facade, again were modified in the 1920, while at the same time the second tower was built.1 On April 5, 1910, the diocese was elevated to the archdiocese.

With the modernization of thought in force in the 1960s, the decision was made to demolish it, 3 which occurred on September 25, 1968, after several charges of dynamite, act that for several years was regretted.

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Address Praça da República, Cuiabá, Brazil

Coordinates -15°35'51.593" N -56°5'46.038" E

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