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Igreja Sao Francisco De Assis

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Address: Av Otacilio Negrao De Lima, 3000 | Pampulha, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais 31365-450, Brazil
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Modern church with peculiar architecture

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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Adriana F
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Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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166 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Belo Horizonte, MG
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 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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Belo Horizonte, MG
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 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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Brasilia, DF
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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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Porto Alegre, RS
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

As i lived in Brasilia, i couldn't avoid visiting Pampulha Arquitectonic Project, where you can see the first work of Oscar Niemeyer, the famos architect who designed the city of Brasilia.

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