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Convento de Sao Francisco, Olinda
Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
The most impressive characteristic of the Convento de Sao Francisco is its extensive inner decorations. All surfaces inside, including walls, pillars, vaults, and ceilings, are covered by golden sculptured gilt woodwork and paintings. The altar is decorated with golden birds and angels, and the vaults of the aisles are covered by wooden panels with paintings. The lower parts of main chapel walls are covered by blue-white tile panels that depict the scenes of the life of St.Francis of Assisi. The panels are imported from Portugal and the church is considered the most complete example of Baroque gilt woodwork art. A visit to Convento de Sao Francisco represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Olinda tour planner to plot your vacation.
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Visitamos com acompanhamento de um guia, é interessante para saber a história do local, Dentro há uma capela muito bonita, pra quem admira arquitetura antiga excelente! Azulejos portugueses, imagens s... read more »We visited with accompaniment of a guide, it is interesting to know the history of the site, Inside there is a very nice Chapel, who admires old architecture. Portuguese tiles, beautiful sacred images and all still well maintained, only the building needs a restore so you don't lose such valuable history. ...show original
O passeio pelo convento é muito legal. Ideal para os amantes de arte, arquitetura e historia. O prédio está bem conservado.The tour of the convent is very cool. Ideal for lovers of art, architecture and history. The building is well maintained.show original
Gostei muito de visitar o Convento de São Francisco, um ambiente em que você respira espiritualidade e história!I really enjoyed visiting the convent of San Francisco, an environment in which you breathe spirituality and history.show original
Erica GBeautiful and interesting. Olinda is beautiful!show original
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