The Northeast Sights

Convento de São Francisco

  • Rua São Francisco 280 Map It
  • Carmo Olinda
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 06/18/2015

Fodor's 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.

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Rua São Francisco 280, Olinda, 53120-070, Brazil

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Sight Details:

  • R$3
  • Mon.–Sat. 9–12:30 and 2–5:30

Published 06/18/2015


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