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Mosteiro De Sao Bento

Largo De Sao Bento | Centro, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01029-010, Brazil
+55 (11) 3328-8799
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Ranked #12 of 471 Attractions in Sao Paulo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Sao Paulo, SP
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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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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

It was quite interesting to see the Monastery: beautiful interior. However, I would not call the area safe: you need to be careful. I would recommend to visit with someone who speaks local language. Unfortunately, I missed Gregorian Chants.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A island of solitude and calmness and loniness in the heart of the megalopolis. Good for praying and eating at weekends breakfast. It worth a visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The Benedictines established this school years and years ago. What stands there now is rebuilt. The Gregorian Chant is something I wish to hear and participate in the future.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This monastery in one of the best places to visit when in Sao Paulo. Try to attend the mass on Sundays at 10:00am with the Gregorian chants. A unique experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Very nice monastery in downtown Sao Paulo. Very easy access from metro. Went to mass here on Sunday morning. Couldn't find the bakery :( which is meant to be really nice. Worth a visit.

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