Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco
Igreja e Convento São Francisco
One of Brazil’s most magnificent churches, the baroque Igreja e Convento São Francisco is filled with displays of wealth and splendor....
Stop into the headquarters of Olodum for information on percussion workshops and tours (only for small groups, not individual...
Associação Artística e Cultural Diaspora
Stop in to inquire about the latest schedule of classes in traditional and contemporary Afro-Brazilian dance, capoeira and percussion.
The popular show that used to be staged at the Solar do Unhão, featuring 18 dancers, musicians, and capoeiristas, now happens after...
Maria Mata Mouro
The picture-perfect garden patio and elegant dining room are fine settings to enjoy one of Pelô’s top menus. You’ll find Bahian...
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Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco information
Displeased with the inclusion of a Mason symbol – an eagle – in the facade of the Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco , church fathers ordered the whole thing covered over in the late 18th century. It wasn’t seen until a workman installing wiring in the 1930s serendipitously discovered the beautiful, baroque sandstone facade (the only one of its kind in Brazil).