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This small church is a project by Oscar Niemeyer, the same architect who projected Brasilia. It has a beautiful painting of Candido Portinari, the best modern painter in Brazil. It has also sculptors by Ceschiatti. Very good place to go. Do not miss it.
You can't miss this.
This is an historic landmark because took years to be accepted as a church because it's modernity and beautiful lines weren't understood by the church authorities.
Today it is preserved as a heritage site .
The Igrejinha da Pampulha as well known in Belo Horizonte is a such beautiful architectonical monument. It matches very well with the surroundings of the Lagoa da Pampulha with its tropical nature; sometimes the Pacas, caimans and tropical birds are just around. On Saturdays and...More
This small church tells a lot about the story of the city during the 40s. The paintings inside and outside were shocking at the time, outside because the fish are on top and the birds under Jesus. Inside because Saint Francis is represented with a...More
This Oscar Niemeyer designed church is a bit outside Belo Horizonte, but is an easy bus ride to reach. Take the 5106 from any of the stops at the North End of Avenue Alfonso Pena (there's one very close to the Sao Jose Church) for...More