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Cultural Center Sao Francisco

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Address: Praca Sao Francisco, Joao Pessoa, State of Paraiba, Brazil
Phone Number: (83) 3218-4505

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Um pouco de historia, cultura e fatos interessantes. Um local que vale conhecer. Cobra um preço super barato para entrar no centro cultural. A few of history, culture and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 February 2016
Salvador, BA
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Salvador, BA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Um pouco de historia, cultura e fatos interessantes. Um local que vale conhecer. Cobra um preço super barato para entrar no centro cultural. A few of history, culture and interesting facts. A place worth to meet. Charges a cheap price to get into the cultural center.

Thank DeivisonBarreto
Fortaleza, CE
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

Beautiful place with baroque architecture! Take the tour! It's really worth it! You can learn a lot of new things, and if you still have time, explore the place yourself! I absolutely loved the Northeast Brazil Culture Museum part.Really! Even though I'm not from the Northeast I've been living here for a long time and I love its rich and... More 

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Joao Pessoa, PB
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2014

The old Franciscan monument is one of the greatest within Brazil, especially for its architectural shape and spatial configuration.

Thank icavalcantifilho
Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2013

An amazing baroque church, plenty of history and beauty. The tour is well organized and it is a must see in Joao Pessoa.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2013

A must-do. Not in the best part of town, but it's very old and well-preserved and larger than it looks like from the outside. The frescoes are lovely as are the views of wilderness from outside some of the windows. Weddings here... very, very hot since there is no AC. Also has exhibits. You definitely leave learning something.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2013

See lions of stone that protect the Atrium, the big doors of entrance made of worked wood. Feel amazed with the painting on the ceiling front face in the central nave. Know a lot of tipical art of Northeast Region of Brazil.

Thank Cleveroli
Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2012

It is like a 500 year old Church that actually has a room it it that they used for exorcisms in the day. Incredible Place Do NOT miss the tour of this place Not expensive in fact very cheap !!!

Thank RichieBoca

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