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The Church of São Francisco de Assis, is located in the historic center of the city of Diamantina (R. São Francisco, s/n (Historical Center) – Downtown), Minas Gerais. The beginning of the construction of the church dates back to 1766, with the works considered as having been completed at the end of 1830. It is a Baroque construction with decorative elements in Rococo, being one of the landmarks of Minas Gerais architecture at the time. The Church was listed by IPHAN in 1949.

A Igreja de São Francisco de Assis, se localiza no centro histórico da cidade de Diamantina (R. São Francisco, s/n (Centro Histórico) – Centro), Minas Gerais. O início da construção da igreja data do ano de 1766, sendo as obras consideradas como concluídas no final de 1830. É uma construção barroca com elementos decorativos em rococó, sendo um dos marcos da arquitetura mineira da época. A Igreja foi tombada pelo Iphan no ano de 1949.

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