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Monastery of Sao Bento

Avenida General Osorio s/n, Joao Pessoa, State of Paraiba, Brazil
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  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
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28 May 2014
“Terrific religious building at antique Parahyba”
28 Dec 2013
“Architectural history before your eyes!!!”
Avenida General Osorio s/n, Joao Pessoa, State of Paraiba, Brazil
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Reviewed 29 May 2014

The monastery of Sao Bento is one of the best examples of ecclesiastical architecture from the seventeenth century at Joao Pessoa, presenting austere forms according to the Order.to which it belonged.

Thank icavalcantifilho
Reviewed 28 December 2013

Go! It disentangle take too long and you'll travel over hundreds of years of Brazilian history. I've fine at night and as there was a wedding it became very unusual but extraordinary beautiful!!!!

Thank fgerdes
Reviewed 9 January 2013

Great place to meet peace and calm. Location to purify your heart and to pray for human concourse. yyyyyy uuuuuuu eeegtt

Thank Cleveroli
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