Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora da Pena, Porto Seguro

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#6 of 10 in Historic Sites in Porto Seguro
Simple yet charming, Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora da Pena was built in the 18th century on the remains of an older, 16th-century temple. Inside, you can still see the original wooden pulpit and the 16th-century painting of Saint Francis of Assisi, the oldest one of its kind in Brazil. It is said that, in the old days, the convicts who served their time in the nearby jail came to this church to repent their sins. Using our world travel planner, Porto Seguro attractions like Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora da Pena can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Come and pray and known history is worth taking a little time to get to know, very cool and beautiful, the history of the Church
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  • the tour in the historic center is an incredible attraction, we did with John Flytour's Guide and worth every second. The Church is located next to the Museum, which was the old penitentiary of the village. The history of the place is amazing, the view breathtaking. Pictures inside the Church are not allowed.
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  • The Church is in the historic centre, the place is quiet and with incredible view. However it was closed when we visited, even though day of week.
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  • The Church of Nossa Senhora da Pena is located on Pero de Campos Tourinho, in the historic centre of Porto Seguro, your construction began in 1730, on the ruins of the old church of the village, but was only completed in 1773, when was incorporated the Captaincy of Porto Seguro by the Portuguese Crown. It was the first Church in the country dedicated to the devotion of our Lady of Pity and presents a peculiar architectural style, because your tower features pyramidal termination coated in dishes of Macau and is the only of Bahia which has two spans, very similar to the Church ringers the monastery of St. Benedict, in Rio de Janeiro. The Church shelters in your interior a large collection of sacred images in the 16th and 17th centuries, retains the old wooden pulpit and altar is an image of Saint Francis of Assisi from the 16th century, considered the oldest of Brazil
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  • Unfortunately the Church closes on schedule at noon, so I like other tourists we couldn't visit her inside.
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  • Simple on the outside, but very pretty, too bad not being able to login to see inside.
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