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Sao Francisco da Penitencia Church

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Sao Francisco da Penitencia Church

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Largo da Carioca 5 | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20050-020, Brazil
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We took this in as part of our organised trip, It is Just beautiful inside and out,,.. The architecture is amazing, we took some fantastic photo's, unfortunately we didn't have a lot of time to enjoy our visit to the full.. I highly recommend if you enjoy Cathedral and
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It’s been years, as far as I can tell, since this church was open for visitation. And it appears to be a work in progress. You can go up by elevator or climb a long set of stairs to reach the Church. There is no entry fee and if your timing is right you can walk in on a mass
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This is a hidden gem. Everyone should go see it! The church is small, but beautiful, and there's an interesting little museum to see. We got lucky and visited on St. Francis Day (4 October), so admission was free, and we were able to see parts of the complex that aren't usually
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The church is located downtown Rio literally right behind the Carioca metro station, so it is not difficult to find. The church is definitely worth seeing since it is extremely ornate. When I went, there were was just me and another couple, so it was not crowded with tourists
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Your unlikely to go in here unless you read about it or have a guide with you. Very nice and enjoyed it. Nice views as well.
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