CONGONHAS

Tours | Jun 12 | 2020 | No Comment

Duration: 6 hours.
The city of Congonhas do Campo is recognized by UNESCO, since 1985, as a World Cultural Heritage. Upon arrival, participants are impressed by the Twelve Prophets statues watching over the city, at the top of the Maranhao hill. We will visit the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Matozinhos with the famous works of artists Mestre Aleijadinho and Mestre Ataíde, composed of six chapels with sculptures representing scenes of the Passion of Christ. Inside the church, there are the 12 Prophets made in soapstone by Aleijadinho and his studio. The visit will include the interior of the church built in the XVIII century, with a rich artistic work of painting in the Rococo style.

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