Mosteiro de São Bento, Rio de Janeiro

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  • Arrive early; seats at the Sunday mass at 10 am with wonderful gregorian chants are disputed. Be delighted by beautiful colonial architecture.  more »
  • Sao Bento is not visited as should be, it is one of the richest churches in Brazil, the altars are all in baroque style. It is little out of the tourist track... but if you have time and like art, do ...  more »
  • This site is deceiving from the outside, but once you enter, expect to see a very large amount of gold EVERYWHERE. Very impressive display.  more »
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  • Not easy to find! Located on a hill, the monastery houses a sober Church outside but very richly decorated inside. We like it or not the gilded with excess but in any case the top of the Hill is a nice safe haven!
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  • Place of peace in the Centre of Rio de Janeiro, the mass, Sung during the week and on Sundays is unmissable. The bookstore next to have audio guides and books on the construction and restoration of the Church.
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  • The facade is simple but the interior surprises with the wealth of Baroque carvings. Place of silence and meditation, an oasis in the Centre of the river.
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  • Linda Church. Makes us remember the churches of the middle ages.
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