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Mosteiro De Sao Bento

Address: Largo De Sao Bento | Centro, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01029-010, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 (11) 3328-8799
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Ranked #9 of 269 Attractions in Sao Paulo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks

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Sao Paulo, SP
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9 reviews 9 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Wonderfull place, excelent food ( mostly tradicional Brazilian delicacy ), old center of Sao Paulo, safe place, gentle people, you can meet all Brazil there.

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Beautiful building. Ran inside to escape a heavy downpour and was surprised to find the monks singing or chanting. It was a lovely experience.

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Tromso, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

From a rather small square in front of the church you enter into a rather untypical church. Flat ceiling stylishly de orated and in good harmony with the paintings on the walls. A scoop for those who are interested in things like these.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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29 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Is important part of São Paulo's history but don't wait that much. When walking by the downtown area you can visit and continue.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Small but very beautifully ornate ! The mass on sundays are very busy due to the live chore ! If visiting from nov to jan. please don't forget to pass at the monchs bakery and get the most rare and exquisit "Panettone", Ítalo-Brazilian Xmas sweet fruit cake, it is gorgeous !!!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Nice place to visit. They also have a bakery, very famous. Very busy place on Sundays, due to the gregorian chants.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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54 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The monastery is also a school, a university, a bakery and one of the most important and famous churches in SP. It is constantly renovated, which makes it worth the visit, although it is often blocked by renovation. Do not miss the bakery products, especially the Santa Escolástica cake, a delicious and very rich cake.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Do you appreciates Gregorian chant? That's the perfect place and you must see!!! In this church of benedictine monks, you can listen at sundays for free... You must be 'morning bird', because it´s free attraction and so full of people with good taste like you. Elder people has preference to be seated. At the left side of front door, has... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

you definitely have to visit this beautiful park !! its huge with a very nice view, tis place it is full of positive energy , have a nice stroll !!!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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33 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

One of my favorite things to do on weekends in Sao Paulo... when I do not go out until late at night on Saturday. The Sunday morning Gregorian choir makes you feel in heaven.

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