Estatua de Padre Cicero, Juazeiro do Norte

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Must see · Monument · Tourist Spot
Estatua de Padre Cicero attracts hundreds of thousands of followers of Padre Cícero, a preacher and prominent community leader who died in 1934. Posthumously canonized by the Brazilian Catholic Apostolic Church, the priest was venerated by local believers as a saint even during his life. His role in the emancipation and the development of his beloved city was so great that he has become its most recognizable symbol. Locals proudly assert that this is "The Land of Padre Cícero." The 25-meter (82-foot) statue is located in the Horto Garden, from which you can enjoy a panoramic view of the entire region. Nearby is a museum dedicated to the preacher’s life and work, with exhibitions and literature about the area’s history and cultural heritage. Plan to see Estatua de Padre Cicero and other attractions that appeal to you using our Juazeiro do Norte trip itinerary builder website.
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  • Visit this place you got a historic tour of the Catholic Church panther with city. You also has a great view from the city. Nice skyline. Beautiful sight . Visita a estátua vc tem uma ótima vista de.....  more »
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