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Minas Gerais Sights

Igreja de São Francisco de Assis (Church of St. Francis of Assisi)

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Updated 06/24/2013

Fodor's Review

Although the 1793 Igreja de São Francisco de Assis has soapstone pulpits and altars by Aleijadinho, its most impressive works are the sacristy's ceiling panels, which were painted by Ataíde. They depict, in somber tones, the life and death of St. Francis of Assisi and are considered by many to be the artist's masterpiece. Sadly, they've been damaged by termites and water.

Sight Information

Address:

Praça Minas Gerais, Mariana, 35420-000, Brazil

Phone:

031-3557–1023

Sight Details:

  • R$2
  • Tues.–Sun. 8–noon and 1–4

Updated 06/24/2013

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