Igreja de Sao Frei Pedro Goncalves, Joao Pessoa

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#13 of 14 in Historic Sites in Joao Pessoa
Church Tourist Spot
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  • Located in the historic centre of João Pessoa, the Globe, was built in the mid-1840. Is close to the Sanhauá River and about buried ruins.
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  • The Church is included in one of the earliest nuclei in the formation of the urban structure of the old town. Despite receiving a newsletter that said the Church would open: from Tuesday to Saturday, from 9:00 to 10:45; Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, of 3:20 pm to 4:00 pm; and Sunday, 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm, that didn't go very well. We made a plan to find it open in the morning and that's not what happened. Then, we take pictures of the same external and the Largo de São Pedro, meet the Hotel Globo, the train line, etc. However, his luck changed. There's a large group of tourists with a guide and shortly after there was a person with a key to the Church. Maybe the guide had someone contact the Secretariat, administration, I don't know. All I know is that we take advantage of the opportunity. We stayed a while contemplating, meditating. We perceive inside the Church an isolated area that highlighted archaeological work had been carried out on the ground and traces found in these surveys. We took pictures, we walked a bit and we left satisfied with the present.
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  • The Church is located in the historic city centre, next to the old Globe Hotel, the set is undergoing restoration. Are Frei Pedro Gonçalves is the protector of seamen. The Church is undergoing restoration and archaeological excavations. The square is very beautiful, is worth the visit.
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  • Beautiful church. Currently being renovated, including discovered, reform the floor, there was another Church under it and it is now possible to view the structure of the old church by the glass floor.
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  • Beautiful church, bad acoustics
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  • beautiful view of the river
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  • Weird location. Dangerous access by the constant risk of robbery. Needs more careful too.
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  • Beautiful church.
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