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Mosteiro De Sao Bento

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Address: Largo De Sao Bento | Centro, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01029-010, Brazil
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This place shows architeture very rich in details and minerals. It's located in the old center of the city and represents one oasis of peace and tranquility. If possible, prove in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Sao Paulo, SP
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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place shows architeture very rich in details and minerals. It's located in the old center of the city and represents one oasis of peace and tranquility. If possible, prove in inside cafeteria, the handmade breads and cakes produced by the enclousured priests. On Sundays they serve a very crowdy and expensive buffet, people enjoyed and approve, resevation must be... More 

Thank michaelarsenian
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is amazing and leads us to prayer and to God. The services, the office in Gregorian chant sung by the monks, are very beautiful, several times a day. There's even Latin mass at sundays, with organ and gregorian chant.

Thank Leonardo G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can't imagine from outside what you will see. Inside there is a beautiful decoration with wall paintings every where. Far more beautiful the the cathedral

Thank LaupomHK
Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Tremendous iconic art on the walls inside the Monastery! Intimate and cozy - looking forward to our next visit to hear the Gregorian chanting!

Thank GeorgiaCoffey
Belem, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Beautiful place. Sunday Mass at 10:00 am with Gregorian Chant and Orgão. Enjoy to buy the delicacies made in the Monastery.

Thank FabricioLeao
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

a wonderful church and a suggest a visit on sunday. a lovely mass tooks place with a monk´s chorus. the place it self is wonderful. the archiitecture of the church is a piece of art.

Thank MMcito
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Historical building, in the heart of the city (take the "Azul" (blue" line of the subway system (metrô), São Bento Station. There are ofter, organ concertos, at noon, mainly near to Easter (Holy Week) and Christmas. They are free of charge. So is the visit at this Temple, free. London, Barcelona, shoul think about that: they charge for visits to... More 

Thank Odilon Da Silva R
Suzano, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

São Bento stands out for its architecture and for the mass that to the morning domains are accompanied by the monks chanting Gregorian chants.

Thank paulogomesz197
Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Very intersting sightseeing place. Don´t miss the sunday catholic mass with gregorian chant and the monk´s bread that is sold inside the church

Thank paulinhabernardo
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Magnificent building with colonial style architecture located in easily accessible area through metro line. Good surrounding to have a hand out.

Thank Uthpala J

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To truly know São Paulo, you have to start at the old centre, full of history and landmarks with stories to tell. Get a taste of local food at the Municipal Market, and if you are brave enough, head to the crowded shopping street “25 de março” for cheap deals on a wide assortment of items. Beautiful buildings in this area include the Post Office Building, Luz Station, Pagé Gallery, Pateo do Colegio and the iconic “Viaduto do Chá”. If you find yourself amazed by the local language, the Museum of Portuguese Language is the place to go. Cultural centres, like Banco do Brasil’s, also offer a variety of entertainment options. Finally, if you fancy watching a Gregorian mass with organ music, stop by São Bento Monastery on a Sunday morning.
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