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Mosteiro De Sao Bento

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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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Must go on Sunday morning

Go to the church and hear the gregorian chants. If you book in a Sunday that they offer a brunch completeky made by the monks. It is the best experience you can get. Make sure you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Go to the church and hear the gregorian chants. If you book in a Sunday that they offer a brunch completeky made by the monks. It is the best experience you can get. Make sure you book the brunch before going, as they only offer it once a month. Go to http://mosteiro.org.br And contact for reservations.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

It will take you about 10 minutes to visit this sight. You can combine 25 de Marco and Mercado Municipal with the visit to Mosteiro SB. It is right next to the one exit of the Sao Bento metro- so it is really easy to access! Just be safe because the area is not!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Mosteiro de São Bento is an institution "per se", aka "the Benedictine jewel". One of the most beautiful and well kept catholic churchs, it is almost 400 year old. O magnificent 6000 tubes Walcker Organ is one of the many points of interest, as it is the best instrument of the kind in Latin America. Check also the times of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I visited the Mosteiro on a Sunday. They were holding a service. It was really cool. I thought I heard some words in Latin, but then thought I heard some words in Portuguese, since I don't speak either language I am not sure. There is a subway station right at the square here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The Monastery has been around almost for 400 years, it is a beautiful church, and also added the bakery of the Monastery that locals say it is very good, the day to visit seems to be Sundays, but the area around is also very interesting.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Lovely place but you are not alowed to get inside the monks area anymore. But you can visit the Cathedral that is beautiful and on Sunday mornig in the mass you can listen to the moks sing a gregorian chant.

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Canela, RS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

There, history mixt with religeon.I was there while it has been celebrating a mess.The perfect accustic of the large temple made the priest voice comes inside of ourselves. I also visit the bakery that belongs to the Church whose recepies are of the Priests.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

It's worth to get in and see how it looks, doesn't take long and usually on the way between other sights though nothing very special.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

On Sunday mornings the choir is magic...but you can go other times too. Historic place! Go by taxi or metro as parking is tricky

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Pinheiros, São Paulo, Brazil
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Even if your not religous, this Sunday morning service is worth the experience. Visually the inside of the church is nice and traditional, but not that old or execptional. Gregorian chant and organ both at the entrance a end of the service always are excellent. At least when I go, which isnt all that often, I've always heard good music.

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Address: Address: Largo De Sao Bento | Centro, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01029-010, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 (11) 3328-8799
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Sao Paulo>  > Centro

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Centro
To truly know São Paulo, you have to start at the old center, full of history and landmarks with stories to tell. Get a taste of local food at the Municipal Market, and if you are brave enough, head to the crowded shopping street “25 de março” for cheap deals on a wide assortment of items. Beautiful buildings in this area include the Post Office Building, Luz Station, Pagé Gallery, Pateo do Colegio and the iconic “Viaduto do Chá”. If you find yourself amazed by the local language, the Museum of Portuguese Language is the place to go. Cultural centers, like Banco do Brasil’s, also offer a variety of entertainment options. Finally, if you fancy watching a Gregorian mass with organ music, stop by São Bento Monastery on a Sunday morning.
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