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Museu de Arte Sacra do Para

Rua Siqueira Mendes, Belem, State of Para 66020-600, Brazil
+55 91 4009 8802
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the museum is worth the stop

Excellent museum with a fast amount of holy statues and many other artifacts used by the RC church... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2016
Niels-Fernanda
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Santos, SP
Sacred art and a strong reminder of the presence of Jesuit priests in Belém

The former Church and Convent of Saint Alexander ("Igreja e Convento de Santo Alexandre", in... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2016
LuizDutraNeto
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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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  • Average9%
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“baroque” (2 reviews)
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Rua Siqueira Mendes, Belem, State of Para 66020-600, Brazil
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

Excellent museum with a fast amount of holy statues and many other artifacts used by the RC church. Very friendly staff, and security. coffee shop is closed. Rest rooms clean.

Thank Niels-Fernanda
Reviewed 19 May 2016

The former Church and Convent of Saint Alexander ("Igreja e Convento de Santo Alexandre", in Portuguese) was built by the Jesuit priests between 1698 and 1719. This majestic baroque construction, located at the very heart of Belém's "Old City", has had many different uses and...More

Thank LuizDutraNeto
Reviewed 10 June 2015

Many statues and instruments used in church service at display. It's a good oportunity to see how religion chances a little but from place to place to adapt to local culture.

Thank FabioNP
Reviewed 12 April 2015

Wonderful museum in a splendid historical building. One of the "items" of the museum is... a real church, now no longer used for religious purposes. It is a unique type of baroque, less heavy than typical Bahia and Minas baroque, really wonderful! You cannot miss...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2014

I just can't see antique churches as tourist stops. Has some historical, artistical, even religous value. Recommended for those into it, only.

Thank Alexandre C
Reviewed 30 October 2014

Very well treated, lots of historical sculptures of saints from different artists. Close to almost all historical sites of Belem

Thank Jorge007007
Reviewed 9 April 2012

Nice collection of relics, sculptures and old oil paintings, most of them of the 18th century, with religious inspiration. The day I went there it was very dark and only the legends were illuminated. So if I may give one suggestion it would be: More...More

Thank phdhonda
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