Igreja Sao Jose, Belo Horizonte

#1 of 18 in Historic Sites in Belo Horizonte
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Church
Pink marble columns support a roof covered with richly colored scenes that appear to follow you through the aisles at Igreja Sao Jose. The church is regularly renovated, so both the interior and exterior seem as if they were unveiled just for your arrival. You'll appreciate the distinctively Brazilian architecture with its elaborate cornices and colors that rivalling nature in their intensity. Make Igreja Sao Jose a centerpiece of your Belo Horizonte vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Belo Horizonte online travel route builder.
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  • In the middle of downtown, is a peaceful place to appreciate a well preserved catholic church. They recently repainted the church to its original colors. If you are walking down the city its a good.....  more »
  • Had not seen the church as it was till a few months ago (they told me was all white outside, I saw pictures). Today it is magnificently restored both outside and inside, using very nice colors in...  more »
  • This is quite a nice and well maintained church . Well worth a visit
  • An amazing church that has been recently refurbished to its glory. The details from ceiling to the floor are incredible. The main altar shows colourful angels and other holy images on the wall makes the white stature of St Joseph to stands out in front of the mural. A place to rest, pray, admire and relax your mind, no matter your religion.

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