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Largo Sao Bento | Centro, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01029-010, Brazil
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t be fooled by the modest exterior. Inside it is absolutely beautiful, with very detailed and bright coloured art. Walls and ceiling in a neo-Romanesque style.

Thank Adriana S
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The Mosterio is beautiful. It is in the downtown heart of Sao Paulo and it fills up for Easter services with people from all walks of life.

Thank Sara G
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Mosteiro De Sao Bento is a monastery and church located in the city center of São Paulo, Brazil in Sao Bento area. Sao Bento Metro Station is just in front of the Church. This Monastery Church was originally established on 14 July 1598. The current...More

Thank Tassaduqhussain51
Reviewed 31 May 2018

This building looks nice and old from the outside. Inside the church, there was a mass going on when I visited, so I stayed in the back. The interior looked fresh and new, somewhat disappointingly. In the flank to the left, one can peek into...More

Thank RHAHJ
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Got to hear a Gregorian Chant inside the church while the inside of the church was very similar to others who liked to display their gold, while the beggars sat or lay around outside.

Thank Who M
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This church has been built over the very first site where first portuguese catholic priests have arrived and where sao paulo was founded in 1527. Church is open for visiting and parts of the catholic school can also be visited in private free guided tours...More

Thank Habib65
Reviewed 23 February 2018

I have opportunity to visit such a great honer and really love it so much, will definitely visit again during summer time.

Thank Freemorite
Reviewed 19 February 2018

The facade is horribly austere (even more than the one in Rio) but the inside is wonderful and beautiful in an area which is safe but has lots of homeless.

Thank TravelingCat22
Reviewed 6 February 2018

If you are in old downtown São Paulo for vacations even for business you must visit this amazing church. Its architectural style is typically XVII century. For a full experiance I recomend you to visit it at the early morning (7:00 am) from monday to...More

1  Thank Eduardo_Marzbanian
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Truly a beautiful church both inside and from the outside. It’s definitely worth a visit. Since it’s in the center it’s important to be careful and look around yourself before taking out your camera/phone.

1  Thank Andreas K
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