Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora da Pena, 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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  • This is located just a short drive from downtown Porto Seguro and the sightseeing is amazing the church is located on a hill and is open to the public in regular basis.  more »
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  • Even without being Catholic, it is worth the visit and know the history of our 🇧🇷. The hours of the masses are to be informed.
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  • Location with a beautiful view of the waterfront of Porto Seguro, well preserved church and museum. It's worth checking!!!
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  • A tourist spot that holds plenty of history and offers a beautiful view of the sea.
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