Fodor's Expert Review Ordem Terceira de São Francisco

Salvador Religious Building/Site/Shrine

The Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, on the north side of the Igreja de São Francisco complex, has an 18th-century Spanish plateresque sandstone facade—the only one in Brazil—that is carved to resemble Spanish silver altars made by beating the metal into wooden molds.

Religious Building/Site/Shrine

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Largo do Cruzeiro de São Francisco
Salvador, Bahia  40020–280, Brazil


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