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Church of Sao Sebastiao e Sao Francisco de Assis

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Address: Rua Tapajos, Manaus, State of Amazonas 69010-150, Brazil
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+55 92 3232 4572
06:00 - 23:45
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A gem in the heart of the historic center!

This beautiful church (basilica?) sits opposite the Teatro Amazonas and the eponymous park with its wave-like cobblestones imitating the white and black waters nearby. The church... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
Gold Coast, Australia
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Gold Coast, Australia
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756 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 423 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This beautiful church (basilica?) sits opposite the Teatro Amazonas and the eponymous park with its wave-like cobblestones imitating the white and black waters nearby. The church interior has some interesting and quite beautiful side chapels, while cthe soaring dome is painted with angel-murals. There is a notable absence of ornate, rococo-like ornamentation, but one can't escape the two gorgeous crystal... More 

Thank mccorquinn
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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

The church is situated near the Amazon Teatro and is open all day. It is one of the most beautifull historic buildings in Manaus. At night you can enjoy the special light effect on both the church building as on the Amazon Teatro by sitting in the square. A photo of this iconic place is a must in your photo... More 

Thank Atacho
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The exterior is fairly plain but is really nice inside and well worth a visit. We arrived just after noon on a Monday when mass was being held and there were great acoustics. It was great to see the church full to overflowing, but we didn't stay too long so as not to intrude. Would love to go back again.

Thank Anthony S
Bourne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

as a fan of church interiors this was an amazing find. It is ornate in the style of Latin American Catholic buildings but is special for the lack of gaudiness which often accompanies such churches. the walls and ceilings are decorated in the most tasteful and elegant paintings and it must rank as one of the most beautiful churches in... More 

Thank Ges R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

This was amazing church filled with all kinds of Franciscan history, and artifacts. It was an amazing church came in at the tale end of the mass. what a site to behold.

Thank Mike P
Curitiba, PR
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

An very old church, original architecture. Beautifully decorated. Next to the Amazon Theatre. Worth to be visited.

Thank Jacques_Hiroshi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016

I was on the way to the main street, and this church looked so beautiful with night sky. Located in just next to the 'Amazon Theater', it made me feel like I'm in an European country.

Thank Soju Y
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 31 March 2016

Waiting for the guided tour of the Teatro Amazonas, we visited Saint Sebastian church that is located on the same main square of Manaus. Beautiful and originally decorated interior.

Thank Lidia K
St. Petersburg, Florida
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Reviewed 24 December 2015

Located across from the opera house, the church is beautiful and surrounded by other handsome buildings, definitely worth a look.

Thank Les L
Bloomington, Indiana
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Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

Located in center of Manaus, the architecture of the building is beautiful. While I was visiting Manaus, they were celebrating Dia da Consciência Negra. This a must see place to see many historical buildings.

Thank TrWorldTraveler

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