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The history of Brazil is built on social disparity and slavery was predominant for many years.
This church was built by the slaves in their 'free time'.
It is beautiful yet poor but you feel the passion and the pain still to these days.
Its a very beautiful and quiet church. Better ask a guide to speak of the interesting tales about this church and its archtecture. Do not miss it. If u like taking pics walk around the place and one can find great spots.
This smallish church stands out both for its particular architecture, it's very interesting interior and it's history, as it was built in the off hours by local mine slaves that sneaked gold under their nails, etc to decorate its interior.
I would suggest it as...More
The church was built by African slaves brought to our country. Though not a religious person myself, I was moved by the history of the church (slaves building it at night, when they could), and also loved to see black saint icons. A small church...More