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Sao Francisco Church and Convent: Tours & Tickets

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One of the most spectacular churches in the world, this famous church is richly adorned inside with gold, silver and precious stones and has ceiling art that has been compared to that of the Sistine Chapel.
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Praca Padre Anchieta | Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia 41810-830, Brazil
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This is a must see plce when you visit. You only pay a nominal sum to set in but it is worth it. A stunning building and yo ave aat deal of access.
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The Porch and the Church date back to 1745-1755 and the blue tiles came from Portugal between 1743 and 1746.. The woodwork is extensive and it is elaborate almost in excess.Well worth a visit.
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Wow!!! I did not expect to see something like this when I had stepped down off the boat for a short visit in Salvador. You rarely see such a beautiful church no matter wherever you had visited. Go there and see it by yourself, and surely you must enter it to see all the beauty.
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The magnificent "Igreja e Convento de São Francisco" was initially built in 1587, but the actual church dates from 1708. Officially appointed by Unesco as a World Heritage Site in 1985, "Pelourinho" and its attractions are really unmissable at any visit to Salvador. At the
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Magnificent. Loved the paintings at the back on the wall. Makes you think. Very nice architecture with intricate detail. Really enjoyed it. I had a guide with me which was very useful. Suggest maybe doing this as well.
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