Matriz de Sao Jorge dos Ilheus Church, Ilheus

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Dating back to the end of the 17th century and built of hewn stone, Matriz de Sao Jorge dos Ilheus Church is an imposing yet simple single-tower cathedral located in the historic town center. This is the city’s oldest church and one of the oldest in the entire country. Simple on the outside, the building is rich on the inside. It houses the Museum of Sacred Art, which was founded in 1970. Drop in to see its collection, which includes a secular statute of Saint George, sacred documents, various items of worship, as well as a large panel portraying the history of the city. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Matriz de Sao Jorge dos Ilheus Church by using our Ilheus online trip maker .
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  • Bad state of conservation from the outside, no information for tourists and is not open to visitation. Or lose your time going there.
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  • The Church is cute, but is in the works. You can still enter and see everything. Worth knowing the 2nd oldest church of Brazil.
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  • Church located in the Centre, close to other tourist points of interest. Is under construction (visit 09/01/2018 day).
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