Nossa Senhora dos Remedios Church, Arraial do Cabo

When you see how well preserved Nossa Senhora dos Remedios Church is, you will be amazed to learn that not only is it over 500 years old, but also the oldest church in Brazil. Built in the early 1500s, it is thought to be here that Portuguese colonialists held their first indoor Mass. Inside, you will find little decoration; a few statues and paintings surround the simple altar, which, brought over from Portugal, bears an image of Our Lady of Remedies, Arraial do Cabo’s patron saint. Add Nossa Senhora dos Remedios Church and other attractions to your Arraial do Cabo trip itinerary using our Arraial do Cabo trip planner .
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  • The Church is beautiful. Has very particular details and her charm. Visit so we left the schooner ride
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  • Is the Church where the first mass was held in closed environment in Brazil. Is small and simple, but it's worth a visit for the historical value of the place. Is right across from the pier of the Praia dos anjos.
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  • A walk to the historic centre found that charming building in white and blue. I couldn't get in, but I really liked the landscape!
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  • The best bread of Arraial! Good place to have a snack after the walk and breakfast.
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  • Church well cared for outside and inside. Very cozy.
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  • Needed a cinegripe, but they came praying. ...
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  • Church quite cute.
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