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Igreja Sao Francisco De Assis

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Address: Avenida Otacilio Negrao de Lima 3000 | Pampulha, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais 31310-082, Brazil
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Beautiful church

The church is super small, but is beautiful. I live near it and see it frequently, but I am still amazed by the murals made by Portinari.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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46 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The church is super small, but is beautiful. I live near it and see it frequently, but I am still amazed by the murals made by Portinari.

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Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

A church unlike others, designed by Oscar Niemeyer, with mural tyles painted by Portinari. It is set on the shore of Pampulha lake, which holds a beautiful architectural emsemble.

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Thank Adriana F
Bloomington, Minnesota
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174 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I think this church is a master piece from Oscar Niemeyer, simply beautiful. It's just sad it's not maintained, it's so bad that masses can't happen anymore.

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Thank Pierre M
Belo Horizonte, MG
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34 reviews
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Beautiful church with great historical value. It's situated in Pampulha Lake, which is declared as a world heritage by UNESCO. If you are an architecture lover should go there.

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Thank Tatiana A
Belo Horizonte, MG
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

It is a small church, located on a beautiful spot, but besides small it is always closed so you can only look the outside.

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Thank flavioorsinicval
Belo Horizonte, MG
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30 reviews
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Enchanted church full of history traces! It sures desevers its World Heritage recognition. Surrounded by Pampulha lake so you can enjoy nature on its most.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

This place really gets you to think about that a church really should look like. Oscar Niemeyer had some really new ideas when he designed this place. It is also beautifully located on the Pampulha Lake.

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Thank CCJacobsen
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Designed by Oscar Niemeyer it is a place many tourist must go and see. His traces are very unique. The inside Has a very valuable mirror. You will not be disappointed. Incredible view f pampulha lake and the Mineral a soccer stadium. A must see.

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Thank Leley1
Brasilia, DF
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

One of the first works of Oscar Niemeyer very typical of his style. Very unique shape and great azulejos. Unfortunately it was not possible to get inside the church.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

My wife took me here as we were sightseeing in pampulha. Modern style architecture from Nieymer is very unique.

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