Free Concerts in 100-Years-old Crypt of Iconic Catedral da Sé in São Paulo

The crypt holds the remains of prominent figures in the city's history. The program, including 30 musical concerts began on Saturday, July 6th. The aim is to expand the audience and bring in people who do not usually attend these venues," says the director.

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Although Catedral da Sé is one of the main attractions in downtown São Paulo, few people know that a crypt is "hiding" seven meters below the altar floor, harboring the mortal remains of prominent figures in the city's history.

The crypt of the Catedral da Sé celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2019. In commemoration, the public will be able to visit the space for free and attend thirty musical concerts that began on Saturday, July 6th, and run until March 2020.

Designed by German architect Maximilian Emil Hehl, the crypt was inaugurated in 1919 . . .

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