Museu de Arte Sacra do Para, Belem

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For a little religious inspiration contained within Baroque architecture, visit Museu de Arte Sacra do Para. The museum houses a collection of almost 400 pieces of sacred paintings, woodwork, silverware, and other liturgical objects. Most of the pieces date back to the eighteenth century, including images of saints carved in wood. Take a guided tour of the museum, which is quite dark with lighting that serves to illuminate the beautiful artwork. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Belem holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Museu de Arte Sacra do Para and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • This museum has wonderful pieces. Leaves nothing to be desired in European museums. Tells the story of the Church in Bethlehem. Be of any religion worth knowing this "Shrine".
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  • The Museum is located in a historic house has beautiful sacred images and access to the Church, which is wonderful!
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  • beautiful Museum maintains a Baroque architecture with sacred things and can attend with tranquiidade and comfort
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