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Lady of Pilar Church:
Built on the begining of the Century XVIII and inaugurated in 1733, is a project of Pedro Gomes Chaves. In its ornamentation was applied 900 lbs of gold and 900 lbs of silver. There are inside four hundred angels carved and others gold pieces. In the sacristry is the Museum of Religious Art of the Pilar, with images, documents and some of the clothings used in the celebration of the Holy Sacrament. The carving of the chapel-mor was performed by Francisco Xavier.

Igreja Nossa Senhora do Pilar:
Construda nos primeiros anos do Sculo XVIII e inaugurada em 1733, projeto de Pedro Gomes Chaves. Foram empregados em sua ornamentao cerca de 400 quilos de ouro e 400 quilos de prata. O acervo ainda inclui magnfica talha coberta de ouro e mais de quatrocentos anjos esculpidos. Em anexo, na sacristia, est o Museu de Arte Sacra do Pilar, que rene imagens, documentos e algumas das vestimentas usadas na celebrao do Santssimo Sacramento. A talha da capela-mor foi executada por Francisco Xavier de Brito.

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