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Capela Dourada, Recife

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Visit Capela Dourada, a jewel of Brazilian Baroque, which may even go unnoticed by those passing by in the streets. Peruse the various well-preserved rare images and religious artifacts, including the golden cross of Christ suspended with silver and gold rays shining behind his head. Pay attention to all the material covered in gold, making it no surprise that it’s known as the “golden chapel”. The gardens and courtyard outside serve as a peaceful oasis, providing tranquility from the busyness of the city. Arrange to visit Capela Dourada and other attractions in Recife using our Recife trip itinerary planner.
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  • Great place to appreciate the religious architecture. Sophisticated Church in great detail. for those who enjoy this kind of ride lol
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  • I went to church to attend a religious marriage. The place is very beautiful and very well maintained. Good acoustics and cooled by fans of feet. It's a nice monument and which features details of a historical period that is worth knowing.
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  • Beginning of your building in the late 16th century, the Golden Chapel impresses by the amount of paintings, tiles, lush sacred images of the Baroque period, and the immense amount of gold used in the coverage of existing wire in virtually all spaces of the chapel. The Golden Chapel is inserted in the Sacred Reef project (which includes 6 churches in the city), which offers guided tour for students of courses of History, tourism and architecture. Program a must for those visiting Recife.
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  • Otimo
  • Uma bela construção no estilo barroco.
  • vale muito visitar
  • Muito bom
  • Ponto turístico.