Igreja Matriz de Santo Antonio - Caraguatatuba, Brazil
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
S 23° 37.338 W 045° 24.709
23K E 457991 N 7387528
Quick Description: The main church in Caraguatatuba, Brazil
Location: São Paulo, Brazil
Date Posted: 1/13/2012 1:54:08 PM
Waymark Code: WMDGNA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390
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Long Description:
From a plaque at the site: "Igreja Matriz de Santo Antônio - Dentre os elementos que compõem a praça Dr. Cândido Motta, o mais significativo e representativa de sua perenidade é a Igreja Matriz de Santo Antônio, iniciada como capela, no seculo XVII, as festas, quermesses comorações e todos as atividades de caráter religioso tinham no largo da matriz e garantia de seu lugar.

Desde o final do seculo XVII a igreja matriz vem passando por transformações como manutenção, reformas e embelezamentos, produto de recurso econômicos da população como também acoes dos poderes executivo e legislativo. Da mesma maneira, o largo recebe no decorrer das décadas, refeitórios como ajardinamento com passeios, calcamento e iluminação."

"Church of St. Anthony - Among the elements that make up the square Candide Dr. Motta, the most significant and representative of its continuity is the Church of Santo Antonio, which began as a chapel, in the seventeenth century, festivals, fairs and all comorações the activities of a religious character had in the square of the matrix and guarantee your place.

Since the end of the seventeenth century parish church is going through transformations such as maintenance, repairs and embellishments, the product of economic resource as well as the population shares of the executive and legislative powers. Likewise, the square gets over the decades, mess with walkways and landscaping, lighting and sidewalks. "
Type of Church: Church

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Date of building construction: 1/1/1600

Dominant Architectural Style: Colonial

Archdiocese: Sao Paulo

Diocese: Caraguatatuba

Address/Location:
Praca Candido Motta
Caraguatatuba, SP Brazil


Date of organization: Not listed

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: Not listed

Relvant Web Site: Not listed

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