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Igreja da Ordem Terceira de Sao Francisco

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5 days ago
“Eager for more”
25 Aug 2018
“very impressive place”
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Rua da Ordem Terceira, Salvador, State of Bahia 40026-260, Brazil
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited this church on a Sunday, at a Mass time. It was frustrating that I could not go back later, because I wouldn’t have enough time, and out of respect for those attending Mass, I only saw it from a distance, appreciating the glamorous...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018

beautiful barroque building. very intricate gold plated details in the in the entire church. well worth it a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2017

The heavy ornamentation is nearly breathtaking so i just sat and admired for a while. Solo visitors might hire a guide to explain the details.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed April 2, 2017

This was the first time that I have seen a church façade like this. Unfortunately, I did not visit the church inside because it was closed and I can not imagine how beautiful should be in inside if it has this unique façade. I hope...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank KaterinaBouza
Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

Not as striking inside as it's Franciscan sister church next door, but still fascinating. This church had rich patrons that remodelled the baroque interior in a neoclassical style so it lost a bit of it's appeal and colonial character. But it's still a fascinating church...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed August 10, 2016

A must see during your day visit to Pelorinho historic district the hand craved facade is amazing Beautiful facade

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank africanmatrix
Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Definitely a most to visit. What a beautiful architecture, beyond all my expectations. And it's not the only you will see, there's always people in the streets you can see them dancing and playing music. Small shops perfect for souvenir even thought the one closer...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Perla J
Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

If you walk by unwarned you can't even notice this is one of the most beautiful churches inside. There's holy art, walls layered on gold and rooms full of history. Definitely a must go for travellers.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Phccarvalho
Reviewed March 15, 2016

If you like visiting cchurches and religiuous artifacts, you will simply love this church. This is the upmost in gothic style and there are so many aspects of the Brazilian religious history in the building.... splendid.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank yottawa
Reviewed September 19, 2015

The Church of the Ordem Terceira de São Francisco (I’ll call it the Ordem Terceira for short) is so overshadowed by the church and convent next door (which I’ll call Sao Francisco to avoid confusion), that it isn’t even listed as one of the 216...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Vincent M
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