Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Achiropita - Sao Paulo, Brazil
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
S 23° 33.448 W 046° 38.792
23K E 331946 N 7393801
Quick Description: Church in the Italian neighborhood of Bixiga.
Location: Brazil
Date Posted: 1/20/2008 8:09:55 AM
Waymark Code: WM30CE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
The church started out as a chapel. In 1924 the current church was built. It was given the status of parish in 1945. Ever August is the festival for Nossa Senhora de Achiropita. The street around the church is closed off and stalls are erected for an Italian celebration.
Type of Church: Church

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Date of building construction: 01/01/1924

Archdiocese: Sao Paulo

Diocese: Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo, SP Brazil

Relvant Web Site: [Web Link]

Date of organization: Not listed

Dominant Architectural Style: Not listed

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: Not listed

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