Igreja Velha, Sao Mateus

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  • is one of the main sights of the city that marks a church built nearly 500 years ago by the Jesuits, and Indians of the region.
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  • Is in the central region and is lit up at night. Impresses with your size and provokes curiosity, who built it? For that? And when?
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  • The old church was designed at the behest of the Jesuits to be the largest church in the municipality. The maid would imprint. The beginning of your construction is of the early 19th century. Your grand design made the City Council conclude the works in day 6 of August of 1853. According to the minutes of the Municipal Council building, the Church of the square of the field, as it was known at the time, demanded more than 40 contos de Reis and approximately 50 years to complete, while the Church of St. Matthew, who was already with the early works, would require no more than 8 contos de Reis for completion. For this reason the works were closed. The masonry used was stones and mortar made of whale oil and lime. The stones used came in weights of ships that dock at the port of St. Matthew. Cal was already removed from Shell mounds, which were easily found in the region of New Bar. Many of these stones of the foundations of the old church were used by villagers for the construction of buildings in the city. According to older residents, the Church would be dedicated to São Brás.
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  • Beautiful loved the place
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  • Gym for tanners of Pokémon GO.
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  • Beautiful place, but a bit abandoned by Government
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