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Mosteiro de São Bento

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Updated 06/20/2013

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The German architect Richard Berndl designed this Norman–Byzantine church that was completed in 1922. Ecclesiastical imagery abounds, and soaring archways extend skyward. The church's enormous organ has some 6,000 pipes, and its Russian image of the Kasperovo Virgin is covered with 6,000 pearls from the Black Sea. On the last Sunday of each month, paulistanos contest for space at the church's popular brunch. To join the party, call 011/2440–7837. The don't-miss

religious event at Mosterio de São Bento is Sunday mass at 10 am, when the sound of monks' Gregorian chants echoes through the chamber.

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Sight Information

Address:

Largo de São Bento, São Paulo, 01029–010, Brazil

Phone:

011-3328–8799

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Weekdays 6–6, weekends 6–noon and 4–6
  • Closed Thurs. 8–11:30

Updated 06/20/2013

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