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Igreja de Sao Joao Batista

Praca Sao Joao - Quadrado, Porto Seguro, State of Bahia 45818-000, Brazil
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Nice place..

This is. The second oldest church of Brasil.. As this is one of the early ones dont expect luxury... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
djalmabritto
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Bogota, Colombia
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A legacy of the Portuguese colonizers and the Jesuit missionary.

Incredibly solid construction with more than 500 yrs. It was informed that its walls are 1meter... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
luiscarlosa726
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Sao Paulo, SP
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
15 Jul 2017
“Nice place..”
17 May 2017
“A legacy of the Portuguese colonizers and the Jesuit missionary.”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Praca Sao Joao - Quadrado, Porto Seguro, State of Bahia 45818-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This is. The second oldest church of Brasil.. As this is one of the early ones dont expect luxury as the churches in Salvador.. It is a small and well maintained church that showed how early portuguese kept their catholic faith while eploring new parts...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Incredibly solid construction with more than 500 yrs. It was informed that its walls are 1meter thick and were placed together with oil from whales, which was a common material fro constructions at the time.

Thank luiscarlosa726
Reviewed 8 February 2017

If you can, is breathtaking take part in of de Sao Bras celebration (February 2nd. ) when people sing and dance.

Thank AlejandroLB
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Igreja de São João Batista descoberta pelos jesuítas em 1586. Localizada no quadrado, lugar icônico de Trancoso, hoje palco de diversos casamentos. Tive a sorte de visitar logo após o 2o casamento do fim de semana. São João Batista, a church founded in 1586 by...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

It opens just some days in the week, according to local people said just Saturday afternoon! I'm not sure about that, when I've there it was closed!

Thank Lucas S
Reviewed 24 January 2016

There is almost no historic information and no support. Besides the view of the beaches, you have just the chance to buy some fine stuff in the stores or have (really) good food at some of the restaurantes. Too crowded and nothing added at the...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2016

beautiful church, especially at night. They do many weddings, beautiful in the evenings. romantic at night

Thank 987tatiana123
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Aside from the almost unimaginable color of the interior of this little church, the music (Gregorian chant) coming from a small stereo will give you pause to reflect and perhaps offer a prayer.

Thank ajaceman
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