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Desterro Church, Alcantara
(4.2/5 based on 40+ reviews on the web)
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TripAdvisor
  • A church with a very interesting story, told by the guides, however, super bad preserved and closed doors. The only tangible thing are the bells on the outside that you can play and make requests. But what is worth is the very beautiful view from upstairs
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  • Bucolic Church kissing the sea. The restaurant next door offers the same incredible view. Superstition says to hit bells and make requests.
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  • natural beauty of the surroundings, beautiful view, but the building does not have patrimonial conservation you deserve
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Google
  • Belo exemplar da arquitetura neoclássica no Brasil e Maranhão..contudo elementos planos do frontão da fachada perfilam quatro cebolinhas de alho , e que por sua vez visualmente relembram abóbadas de mesquitas árabes, tal arquitetura foi umas das bases da nova arquitetura cristã no período medieval. Tal similaridade , fato que causou equívocas nas opiniões dos historiadores da arte no Brasil, enfim consolidando a ideia de que a igreja teria o estilo Bizantino.
  • Uma história de fé. Sabia que essa igreja foi reconstruída por um mendigo com as esmolas que recebia em 1832.
  • Igreja do meu evangelho