Monasteiro São Bento



This amazing seventeenth century Benedictine monastery and its church stands on a hill in the center of the city. Despite the simple exterior of the church, its interior is filled with extravagant gold leafs.

Type: Building

Year built:1719

Address: Rua Dom Gerardo 68, Centro 20090-030

Area: Santo Cristo, Centro, Gávea


Opening times:7:00-18:00

Author: Frei Bernardo de São Bento Correia de Souza

Style: Baroque

Services: Religious temple

How to get there:
Closest station: Uruguaiana LL1
Other stations: Uruguaiana LL2