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Igreja Sao Francisco De Assis

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Avenida Otacilio Negrao de Lima 3000 | Pampulha, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais 31310-082, Brazil
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It looks lovely but unfortunately it’s being renovated so impossible to go inside or take nice pics from outside. No indication of when the renovations will end.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank marellemahy
Reviewed 25 November 2018

It is a must visit in Belo Horizonte. I do recommend to have a guide when visiting it, since there are many details to notice in the church, and its history is very interesting!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nathália P
Reviewed 9 October 2018

A beautiful piece of art engraved in the tiles of the church. It is amazing, excellent spot for pictures. It is worth to visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank adrianao994
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We were only able to see side away from lake as it appears they are adding a restaurant next to it. What we did get to see was a family of capybara in the wild.... very exciting !!!!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kim B
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Most beautiful and fresh air place to visit alone or with someone you love. Astonishing sunset to be seen at the lake

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

This small church is a project by Oscar Niemeyer, the same architect who projected Brasilia. It has a beautiful painting of Candido Portinari, the best modern painter in Brazil. It has also sculptors by Ceschiatti. Very good place to go. Do not miss it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank W6504AMcarlosp
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Conceived by Oscar Niemeyer (architect) e Emiliano Di Cavalcanti (tiles and paintings). Charming, wonderful!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank wvdm2016
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

You can't miss this. This is an historic landmark because took years to be accepted as a church because it's modernity and beautiful lines weren't understood by the church authorities. Today it is preserved as a heritage site .

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank mariedite q
Reviewed 18 March 2018

The Igrejinha da Pampulha as well known in Belo Horizonte is a such beautiful architectonical monument. It matches very well with the surroundings of the Lagoa da Pampulha with its tropical nature; sometimes the Pacas, caimans and tropical birds are just around. On Saturdays and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jose Geraldo De... C
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Simple, small, yet somehow interesting. Maybe for its uniqueness. The place around can be fun or tedious, depending on your intentions.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Ronne M
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