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View of Santa Efigênia church - early winter morning | by Frans Harren
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View of Santa Efigênia church - early winter morning

Igreja de Santa Efigênia - 1720 a 1785

This hilltop church, dedicated to an Ethiopian saint, was very popular with slaves and their descendants. It was supposedly built by Chico Rei and decorated with gold from the mine which bears his name.

 

See: Chico Rei, Santa Efigênia

 

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Taken on June 4, 2009