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Church and Monastery of Sao Bento, Olinda
Categories: Churches, Tourist Spots
Within this peaceful sanctuary, you will find a magnificent altar standing 14 m (46 ft) tall. Made from gilded, carved cedar, it is considered one of the finest examples of Baroque art and has been exhibited at the Guggenheim Museum. Now returned to the church, you can marvel at its opulence in its spiritual home. Among other significant features of Church and Monastery of Sao Bento, you will see the only mezzanine floor in Olinda, dating back to the colonial times, and the original location of the first Faculty of Law in Brazil, in the building to the left of the church. The monks who live in the monastery sing Gregorian chants. Put Church and Monastery of Sao Bento into our Olinda trip itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Olinda.
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Mais uma das belas igrejas do complexo arquitetônico de Olinda. Lugar surpreendente. Recomendo a visita.One of the most beautiful churches of the architectural complex of Olinda. Amazing place. Recommend a visit.show original
Olinda tem muitas igrejas, como se sabe. Mas o mosteiro de São Bento é um dos lugares mais especiais. Prestem atenção, nas paredes das casas, próximas ao mosteiro. Há uma frase gravada em latim, de Sã... read more »Olinda has many churches, as it is known. But the Saint Benedict's monastery is one of the most special places. Pay attention, on the walls of houses, next to the monastery. There is a phrase written in Latin, de São Bento "Ora et Labora". It's beautiful!show original
A igreja é considerada a mais rica de Olinda. O altar, com 14 metros de altura, é todo folheado a ouro. Fomos visitar no domingo estava sendo realizada a missa cantada.The Church is considered the richest of Olinda. The altar, with 14 meters high, is all gold plated. We went to visit on Sunday was being carried out the mass line.show original
Sensacional. Beleza rara.
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