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Address: Largo De Sao Bento | Centro, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01029-010, Brazil
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inforgatable place do go

a wonderful church and a suggest a visit on sunday. a lovely mass tooks place with a monk´s chorus. the place it self is wonderful. the archiitecture of the church is a piece of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a wonderful church and a suggest a visit on sunday. a lovely mass tooks place with a monk´s chorus. the place it self is wonderful. the archiitecture of the church is a piece of art.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historical building, in the heart of the city (take the "Azul" (blue" line of the subway system (metrô), São Bento Station. There are ofter, organ concertos, at noon, mainly near to Easter (Holy Week) and Christmas. They are free of charge. So is the visit at this Temple, free. London, Barcelona, shoul think about that: they charge for visits to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

São Bento stands out for its architecture and for the mass that to the morning domains are accompanied by the monks chanting Gregorian chants.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very intersting sightseeing place. Don´t miss the sunday catholic mass with gregorian chant and the monk´s bread that is sold inside the church

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

Magnificent building with colonial style architecture located in easily accessible area through metro line. Good surrounding to have a hand out.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

This church is one (if not the most) important church in São Paulo. Here is where the Pope stays when he is in Brazil. The decoration is Gothic and very well done.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Well, I studied for 4 years (high School) belonging to this place. The architecture is beautiful and if you go on Sunday you may hear the Benedictine monks choral since this is a benedictine monastery. .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

A short walk from other great sites. Neighborhood has other monuments and historic buildings. Cafe has nice food. Well worth a visit for Catholics and everyone else. Eric

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

A must go to Catholics because of the awesome masses, but anyone will enjoy the nice architecture and the good vibes that comes from this which is one of Paulistano's favourite places. If you need a miracle, this is the right place to ask for it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Working monastery beside the São Bento church. Don't miss the church-it's gorgeous inside! Pope Benedict stayed here during his visit.

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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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