São Bento church in Olinda (PE), near Recife. An affluent society was created by sugarcane wealth and rich landowners built lavish mansions and churches in the region.Igreja de São Bento em Olinda (PE). A riqueza da cana-de-açúcar criou uma sociedade afluente e os ricos proprietários de terras construíram luxuosas mansões e igrejas na região.
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