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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning church built some time back in 1910... Very peaceful place which is both a monastery and a church. They have a shop which sells delicious bread and other goodies made by the monks.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Maferdyahoo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sao Paulo is probably not the city of choice for visiting beautiful churches in Brazil, especially not - as in my case - after having come from the colonial towns of Ouro Preto, Olinda and Salvador and even from Brasilia with its superb avantgarde ecclesiastical...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank saronic
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

This is a must visit in The city, especially for religious people. It is an inspiring extraordinary piece of art and beauty. It has a nice store too.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 650Daisy
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Don’t be fooled by the modest exterior. Inside it is absolutely beautiful, with very detailed and bright coloured art. Walls and ceiling in a neo-Romanesque style.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dridrika05
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The Mosterio is beautiful. It is in the downtown heart of Sao Paulo and it fills up for Easter services with people from all walks of life.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sara G
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Mosteiro De Sao Bento is a monastery and church located in the city center of São Paulo, Brazil in Sao Bento area. Sao Bento Metro Station is just in front of the Church. This Monastery Church was originally established on 14 July 1598. The current...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

This building looks nice and old from the outside. Inside the church, there was a mass going on when I visited, so I stayed in the back. The interior looked fresh and new, somewhat disappointingly. In the flank to the left, one can peek into...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank RHAHJ
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Got to hear a Gregorian Chant inside the church while the inside of the church was very similar to others who liked to display their gold, while the beggars sat or lay around outside.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Who M
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This church has been built over the very first site where first portuguese catholic priests have arrived and where sao paulo was founded in 1527. Church is open for visiting and parts of the catholic school can also be visited in private free guided tours...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Habib65
Reviewed 23 February 2018

I have opportunity to visit such a great honer and really love it so much, will definitely visit again during summer time.

Date of experience: February 2018
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