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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. Using our online itinerary creator, Ilheus attractions like Matriz de Sao Jorge dos Ilheus Church can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Is very beautiful, don't have what to say, but I imagine it must be very rich and pretty, too. I have to return the Islets to meet her..
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  • Small but very charming! This church is located in the city centre and is a landmark of the city.
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  • During guided tour through the historical centre of the city we couldn't visit the church because, was closed and so it is only possible to assess its exterior. Entirely paint worn, cracks and even plants on the walls of the Church reveal neglect with the location. A pity ...
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  • quem fala é leonice ex aluna do sao jorge porque VC me expulsou tive de deixar meu namorado Luca fontes ( sexto ano c ) e uma paixão chamado Arthur CEO ( sexto ano b )e pra vcs eu ainda amo os dois Luca eu te amo.E eu era do ginásio!!!!! E o povo xinga muito
  • Estudo no outro prédio pretendo ficar até a minha formatura neste colégio!!!
  • EU AMO O SAO JORGEEEE,PRA MIM ,MELHOR COLEGIO DE ILHEUS
  • Aprendi e me divertir muito. Tempo bom que não volta mais.
  • Vai. posta no. correio com o. dinheiro. amiga