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Igreja de Sao Francisco de Assis

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Address: Praca Frei Orlando, Sao Joao del Rei, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Phone Number: (32) 3372-3110
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Stunning Church

This Church is trully fantastic, especially if you do the visit with the guide. The smallest details are explained in the works that decorate the internal and external church... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This Church is trully fantastic, especially if you do the visit with the guide. The smallest details are explained in the works that decorate the internal and external church, paintings, statues, furniture, etc. Next to the church there is a small cemetery with the grave of Tancredo Neves. Very worth the visit.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is another fine example of colonial architecture on the church tour of Sao Joao del Rei. If you have a chance to see a big event like a wedding or Easter celebration here don't miss it. Great pomp and circumstance. At night the front of the church is illuminated, but it needs some burned bulbs replaced to once more... More 

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Sao Joao del Rei, MG
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

It's great, stunning. This church is very big, and the ornaments in gold are astonishing. It' worth seeing. Maravilhosa! A igreja é muito grande e ornamentada em ouro. Vale a pena ser visitada.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

If you like baroque arquitecture, you MUST go to this church!... The area is very easy to get there and plenty of small restaurants around it.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

beautiful, but it´s difficult to find it open. On Sundays you can watch classic music during the mass. At the back there is a cemetery where a dear president of Brazil is buried.

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Sao Jose dos Campos
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013 via mobile

I've been visiting a lot of churches in Ouro Preto and Sao Joao del Rei and definitively this is the most beautiful that I have ever seen! Very preserved, with huge cristal chandeliers. It is free to visit it. Go at night! In addition, there is a small square in front of the church with pubs and small restaurants with... More 

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