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Igreja da Ordem Terceira de Sao Francisco

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very impressive place

beautiful barroque building. very intricate gold plated details in the in the entire church. well... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2018
London, United Kingdom
Exuberant religious decor for lovers of art

The heavy ornamentation is nearly breathtaking so i just sat and admired for a while. Solo visitors... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 Aug 2018
“very impressive place”
21 Jul 2017
“Exuberant religious decor for lovers of art”
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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.

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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.

Thank LisandroVoyager
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

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

Thank withpanamahaton
Reviewed August 10, 2016

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

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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

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.

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.

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

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