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Igreja Sao Francisco

Ladeira Sao Francisco, Joao Pessoa, State of Paraiba 58010-630, Brazil
32184505
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Unforgettable church

This complex of churchs have an amazing history and you can feel the power of Catholic Church here... read more

Reviewed March 18, 2018
Decio S
,
Sao Paulo, Brazil
via mobile
Pleasant surprise especially for history buffs

This early colonial era church offers numerous features not found in most churches, such as tiled... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2018
CraigLO_11
,
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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“old church” (2 reviews)
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Ladeira Sao Francisco, Joao Pessoa, State of Paraiba 58010-630, Brazil
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

This complex of churchs have an amazing history and you can feel the power of Catholic Church here in South America. The paintings are amazing and you can feel energy of monks in the place.

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

This early colonial era church offers numerous features not found in most churches, such as tiled walls, and frescoes including blacks (representing slaves who helped build the church). The guided tour was led by a local who was well informed and quite animated. A great...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

The four of us took a guided tour, in Portuguese, but with a leaflet in English. Guide excellent and gave me time to translate. The whole building is intriguing, atmospheric and immensely impresssive.

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Reviewed 2 May 2017

That is an old church with wonderful histories, myths, popular culture, and religion. It is a great experience to know more about local culture and information, which are out of the books.

Thank Son M
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Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

The old church is very beautiful and interesting. The ticket costs USD 2, and includes a guide (but I guess he doesn't speak English). I would like to see a better lighting and a better layout for the pieces.

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Reviewed 21 July 2016

Historical church in JP. A must see if you are in the city. Beautiful church with lots of history and a small museum. Highly recommended.

Thank J M
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

The place is pleasure e easy to arrive there. The arquitheture is old. The visits begin at 8 o clock and finish at 17 o'clock

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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Many history you see in that place, and if you have a guide (free in the place) is a very good entermaiment.

Thank Valmir A
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Reviewed 27 May 2016

If you like to visit churches can not let go see the Church of Sao Francisco, has all the baroque art, painting on the ceiling of the last century, in addition to sacred images made of wood and one of the three Christ that this...More

Thank CHPINTER
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

Actually, there are not many places, choices or sites in Joao Pessoa or in its historical center which are worth to see. According to Wikipedia, there is one reference only regarding its history: "João Pessoa is the third oldest city in Brazil." But the Igreja...More

Thank Wolf L
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