Nossa Senhora dos Remedios Church, Arraial do Cabo
(4.2/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Beautiful church, well maintained. Lots of Turists taking pictures, including me. Entrance is free. A good place to reflex and rest. 
  • It is one of Brazil's oldest buildings, built in 1506. The Church of paddroeira of Arraial do Cabo (nossa senhora dos Remédios) is quite small, but cozy. Worth visiting.
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  • This church is beautiful and well worth meeting and attend mass or ceremony, I attended a small celebration and it was exciting.
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  • Igreja muito charmosa!
  • Precisava de um cinegripe, mas eles vieram rezando....
  • Acredita-se que a 1° missa celebrada em um local fechado/coberto, no Brasil, foi nesta igreja Nossa Senhora dos Remédios, Arraial do Cabo.
  • Santa Missa na Terça-feira e Quarta-feira às 19h Santa Missa aos Domingos às 07:30h Nossa Senhora dos Remédios, rogai por nós!
  • Minha Igreja de batismo.