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Igreja Sao Francisco De Assis

Avenida Otacilio Negrao de Lima 3000 | Pampulha, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais 31310-082, Brazil
+55(31) 3427-1644
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Avenida Otacilio Negrao de Lima 3000 | Pampulha, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais 31310-082, Brazil
+55(31) 3427-1644
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am by no means an architecture or history expert, but this church is very different, especially of Catholic origins. It is nestled on the side of a man-made lake (Lake Pampulha), and will be like nothing that you have ever seen before. If you...More

Thank AAAczel
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Super interesting architecture, really cool artwork on the side, and a great location. Definitely deserves the hype for its appearance. I'm 100% not a fan of religion, but I like the look of this church.

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This church, built in 1943, was the first famous work of the architect Oscar Niemeyer and has a wall painting by Candido Portinari. As such, it marks the hey day of world famous Brazilian painting and architecture, prior to the building of Brasilia. The church...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The church is super small, but is beautiful. I live near it and see it frequently, but I am still amazed by the murals made by Portinari.

Thank John D
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

A church unlike others, designed by Oscar Niemeyer, with mural tyles painted by Portinari. It is set on the shore of Pampulha lake, which holds a beautiful architectural emsemble.

Thank Adriana F
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I think this church is a master piece from Oscar Niemeyer, simply beautiful. It's just sad it's not maintained, it's so bad that masses can't happen anymore.

Thank Pierre M
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Beautiful church with great historical value. It's situated in Pampulha Lake, which is declared as a world heritage by UNESCO. If you are an architecture lover should go there.

Thank Tatiana A
Reviewed 23 August 2016

It is a small church, located on a beautiful spot, but besides small it is always closed so you can only look the outside.

Thank flavioorsinicval
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Enchanted church full of history traces! It sures desevers its World Heritage recognition. Surrounded by Pampulha lake so you can enjoy nature on its most.

Thank AnaXavier7
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This place really gets you to think about that a church really should look like. Oscar Niemeyer had some really new ideas when he designed this place. It is also beautifully located on the Pampulha Lake.

Thank CCJacobsen
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