Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas - Congonhas, Brazil
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
S 20° 29.979 W 043° 51.481
23K E 619082 N 7732811
Quick Description: Sanctuary in Congonhas, Brazil.
Location: Minas Gerais, Brazil
Date Posted: 6/29/2007 1:08:56 PM
Waymark Code: WM1R6X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Tervas
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Long Description:
"This sanctuary in Minais Gerais, south of Belo Horizonte was built in the second half of the 18th century. It consists of a church with a magnificent Rococo interior of Italian inspiration; an outdoor stairway decorated with statues of the prophets; and seven chapels illustrating the Stations of the Cross, in which the polychrome sculptures by Aleijadinho are masterpieces of a highly original, moving, expressive form of Baroque art." (Source: UNESCO)
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