|Sao Francisco Church|
The nave of this church stands out among other Northeast Brazil churches because it has three aisles, whereas most only have one. Three lateral chapels are located on each of these aisles. The floor plan of the Sao Francisco Church and Convent are influenced by the Sao Francisco Church of Oporto. The main facade had influence of Mannerist architecture. It has three portals, two flanking towers, and elaborate volutes.
|Nave of the church|