Nossa Senhora dos Remedios Church, Arraial do Cabo

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Church Tourist Spot
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. Use our Arraial do Cabo trip generator to arrange your visit to Nossa Senhora dos Remedios Church and other attractions in Arraial do Cabo.
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  • The Church is open to visitation, is right on the beach, near the ascent from oven. Very well cared for and maintained, a grace! Worth the visit
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  • Worth a visit for the history of the site. When you go to Praia dos Anjos will pass through there. Or when you're on the way to the boat trip, script required, can also give an arrival.
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  • Worth a stop for photo, small church and I never get into it, but outside I had to take a picture it was well cute.
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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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