Gold covered oratory in the Church of Sao Francisco. In contrast to its simple exterior, the interior is fully decorated with gold brought from Minas Gerais and which gives it the name "Church of Gold," the richest in the nation.Oratório coberto de ouro da igreja de São Francisco. Em contraste com seu simples exterior, o interior é todo decorado com ouro trazido de Minas Gerais e por isso deuse à igreja o nome de "Igreja do Ouro", a mais rica do país.
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