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Pateo do Collegio Church, Sao Paulo

Categories: Historic Walking Areas, Tourist Spots
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4.3/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web
The date the city was born is the same date the Pateo do Collegio Church celebrated its inaugural mass. The school and church that make up the college served as the epicenter of spirit and education for about two centuries; however, the Jesuits came into conflict with other settlers, particularly the settlers using the Amerinds as slaves. The Jesuits opposed slavery and wanted to convert and educate the native Amerind. This led to conflict and the Jesuits were forced out of the village.

On the current site, you will see a simple, modern reconstruction of the colonial building. There you’ll also find a museum that displays artifacts dating back to the church's inauguration and following the Jesuit’s history through iconography, documents, and found artifacts all the way to the present day. Plan to visit Pateo do Collegio Church and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Sao Paulo attractions using our Sao Paulo travel itinerary planner.
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  • Contieri é o nome do padre jesuita que mais entende de religião, filosofia, etc... Imperdível participar de uma missa onde o respeito aos fieis e a religião estão sempre presentes. As orações são dádi...  read more »
  • Local com arquitetura super interessante, mas pouco conservado, com muita sujeira e diversos moradores de ruas na praça 
  • É o lugar onde se iniciou a cidade de São Paulo, mas a construção original já foi demolida há muito tempo e o prédio atual é dos anos 80, não tem nada pra ver. A região tem prédios bonitos. 
  • No Good, doesnt worth the 8 Brl ticket, very small and photo not allowed. Museo close at 5pm but Some room close early at 3pm, so you just see the half museo. And even you pay the ticket, the wc in the museo is not free, what a shit !
  • The heart of the birth of Sao Paulo: father Anchieta founded this mission in XVII century (his house is inside). Interesting visit.
  • Great coffee shop
  • Great plaza.
  • Monumento histórico
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