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Convento de São Francisco

Convento de São Francisco Review

Built in 1577, the Convento de São Francisco was the first Franciscan convent in Brazil. The floors are Portuguese tile work, ceilings are frescoed, and walls are made of ground-up local coral.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Rua São Francisco 280, Carmo Olinda, Olinda, 53120-070 | Map It
  • Phone: 081/3429–0517
  • Cost: R$3
  • Hours: Mon.–Fri. 8–noon and 2–5, Sat. 8–12
  • Location: Olinda
Updated: 06-24-2013

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