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Museu De Arte Sacra De Sao Paulo

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Address: Avenida Tiradentes 676 | Luz, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01102-000, Brazil
Phone Number: +55(11)3326-5393
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a relic of sp` early days

small but good collection of early brasilian religous art. also interesting is small section of original construction of pressed mud, straw, and wood, a good hour visit and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 September 2016
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Sao Paulo, SP
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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

small but good collection of early brasilian religous art. also interesting is small section of original construction of pressed mud, straw, and wood, a good hour visit and also, across the street from one of sp`s best art musums, the pinecoteca.

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I would barely call this a museum, it's more a collection of random objects from some churches, and I was kind of surprised because it was recommended in a guide book. If you are really bored and have time to spare, go, but otherwise it's definitely not something you will miss out on. It was also strange because the guy... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Churches in Brazil were and are important because to the deep link between politic and social state and church. It is in the roots of the country. Undeniable. if you like or want to learn more about those subjects this is a good place to visit. Please be aware that this hood is extremely dangerous, even with a city police... More 

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São Paulo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2014

If you like sacred art, particularly the Catholic kind with its emphasis on the Virgin Mary, saints and miracles, then this is a good place to visit. The presentation may not be as imposing as in some European or American museums but you can´t complain about not getting close to an impressive collection of artwork, mainly Brazilian. There are thousands... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2014

This museum was so wonderful to visit. There is a gorgeous 18th century church and museum together full of nativity style art from many different perspectives. Our nine year old enjoyed it very much as she loves making diorama style of art. It is truly breathtaking for all who may visit. A nun was selling homemade cookies, and a monk... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2013

A good collection of catholic images from churches. It may be more interesting to Catholics than others.

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Curitiba, PR
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2013

Lovely examples of the Brazilian baroque - could use a guided tour, but the wirks are lovely anyway.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2013

I've been to a lot of sacred art museums and this was the best so far. Fabulous collection and labelled in Spanish, Portuguese and English. I learnt a lot from the information provided and i really loved the exhibits. Top quality. One of the guides went out of her way to direct me to the Nativity dispalys at the other... More 

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NYC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2012

The Museum stores beautiful statues, altarpieces etc from all around Brazil. The museum is housed in a colonial building that makes the visit more special. It is nearby the Mercado Municipal and the Pinacoteca, so you can visit the 3 places in one day.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2012

Many sacred pieces of art that deserves a visit. And it is just aside of a church where our brazilan saint lived: Saint Frei Galvao!

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