Museu de Arte Sacra dos Jesuitas, Embu das Artes

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Step inside Museu de Arte Sacra dos Jesuitas and you will feel as though you transported to another era, where you will feel what it was like to live in that time. It is a former convent turned into a small museum, which boasts a rich collection of the craftsmanship produced by the Jesuits. You will find many pieces of sacred art, lots of woodwork, paintings, clothing, and a ceiling painted all in gold. You will learn all about the history and the way in which the Jesuits lived. Put Museu de Arte Sacra dos Jesuitas on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Embu das Artes sightseeing planner .
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  • Our English-speaking guide that we just stumbled upon in the museum shared a lot of information. Very informative and entertaining, about the building itself as well as the Jesuit congregation. There ...  more »
  • The Museum feature a collection of parts until reasonable, however, and required the hiring of a guide on the sidewalk because many information and questions remain without answers! the pieces must also be treated with more affection by, I noticed that paintings and sculptures are without any protection ... facilitating that curious hands and being exposed to the action of time. what no doubt damages the same!
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  • A very beautiful Museum, with many rooms, but the main is the first, I found the most beautiful chapel, all works are labeled with summaries on the same, but missed a guide.
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  • Museum of sacred art with pieces mostly dating from the 17th and 18th centuries that deserved greater attention from tourists visiting the Historic Centre of Embu das Artes. You should have a folder or magazine with the story of the building. The pieces are arranged with didactic function with the tour you can learn how the carved pieces. Worth a visit.
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  • The Church n. s. do Rosario (1690) houses the Museum of sacred art, a building from the time of the Jesuits, is one of the many attractions of Embu. You can view images of angels, Saints and biblical characters, produced between the ages 17 and 19 houses one of the finest collections of Baroque paulista do esEntre the highlights of the collection are a 17-century altar, gold and puff with the image of n. s. do Rosario , and an 18-century organ made by Indians. Also see the series of Saints of roca-carved images only in the hands, feet and head (the trunks were replaced by wooden strips, to leave Saints lighter during transport in processions).
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  • I was always on Sundays until Embu das Artes. But I've never seen this Museum opened. A shame
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  • Historic place.
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  • Beautiful place
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