Priest Anchieta Museum, Sao Paulo

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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3.5/5 based on 75+ reviews on the web
A quick visit to Priest Anchieta Museum gives you an important history lesson about São Paulo and the catholicization of Brazil. The museum presents the life of Father José de Anchieta, a Spanish Jesuit priest who arrived in Brazil via Portugal in 1553. Father Anchieta was one of 12 priests responsible for founding Colégio de São Paulo de Piratininga, the Catholic educational institution from which São Paulo blossomed. Your visit to Priest Anchieta Museum starts at the crypt, where you can learn about the first mass to take place at the Colégio. In subsequent rooms, you'll see drawings illustrating the Colégio over the years and religious art. The building's walls are the original mud ones that formed the complex's study room. The site's location on the walking path between the Basilica of Saint Benedict and Praça da Sé makes it a convenient stop between these other two attractions. The museum's cafe provides a place to refresh yourself. Put Priest Anchieta Museum on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Sao Paulo tourist route planner.
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  • Small museum with sacred collections, and temporary fixed has fragments of original architecture in contrast with areas of more modern coatings. has part of the acquis in the courtyard outside.
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  • Contrary to what I thought, it's not a museum about Foundation of São Paulo, or about the Jesuit priests, but a modest Museum of sacred art, which falls far short of the Museum on the subject located on light. Not worth the actual ticket 8 charged on input. Does not have accessibility.
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  • A place that historically account the birth of São Paulo. Maps and models, the collection of religious art and more.
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