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It's a good place to go at the end of the day. There isn't many things to see in the place, but the... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Brasilia, DF
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It's worth visiting if you are religious, as it is an spiritual place, with a beautiful chapel and... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
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Avenida Dr Ademar de Barros 330 | Abernéssia, Campos Do Jordao, State of Sao Paulo 12460-000, Brazil
+55 12 3673 1060
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a spiritual place. Recommended for religious people and garden lovers. One hour is enough to know the place. If you visit in the afternoon you can hear the wonderful chorus of Gregorian chanta.

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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

It's a good place to go at the end of the day. There isn't many things to see in the place, but the Praying with Gregorian Choir at the dusk it's beautiful and touching.

Thank FelipeDall
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Monastery is under construction / renovation. Peaceful site. Gregorian chants daily at 5:45pm. Not a tourist site, but rather a place of religious worship.

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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

It's a quiet place, where you can visit the shop, coffee and the chapel. The sisters sell breads, coffees and small gifts. At the end of the day you can listen the sister signing. You can do everything in less than an hour.

Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

It's worth visiting if you are religious, as it is an spiritual place, with a beautiful chapel and moments of pray with the monjas (it is worth to attent the canto gregoriano moment, at 17:45). There is a small shop and the products made by...More

Thank LinaBrazil
Reviewed 23 January 2018

It seems to be wonderful place, unfortunately we arrived during a renovation period. The Gregorian Choir is beautiful.

Thank Renan S
Reviewed 18 May 2017

If you wanna stay in a peaceful place, with a beautiful scenery, gardens, lake, and on Saturday morning when I visited, I attended the Mass, and the mums sang gregorian songs...wow...amazing...I´ve heard they have a crafts store but we did not visit in the occasion.

Thank Larabertelli
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

A simple catholic church with a neat, clean and organized yard. Other than this, nothing see or to do.

Thank Said S
Reviewed 10 March 2017

A very quiet place for peace. If you like Gregorian chant go in the afternoon, they begin exactly 16:45 (no entrance after that). Good to talk to the nuns too!

1  Thank Fernando S
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The Monastery of St. Joseph (São João) is a neat, peaceful place. Not a tourist attraction, really. You can walk around the grounds and the garden, shop bread, pastries, jams and handicraft made by the nuns, visit the chapel and listen to their Gregorian chants....More

Thank KristianBengtson
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