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Igreja e Mosteiro de São Bento, Rio de Janeiro

Igreja e Mosteiro de São Bento - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Igreja e Mosteiro de São Bento
Rua Dom Gerardo 68, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 20090-030Map
+55 21 2206 8100
Neighborhood: Centro
Overview

Igreja e Mosteiro de São Bento was built in the early 17th-century by Benedictine monks as a place for worship and study. he façade is simple yet pleasant, while the baroque interior abounds with gold and silver, from the wood carvings of the altar to the spiral columns. This old church offers everything for the visitor: interesting history, colonial architecture and a richly decorated interior.

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Igreja e Mosteiro de São Bento General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 07:00 AM to 06:00 PM
  • Type: Religious
  • Nearest Train: Uruguaiana
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