Paróquia Nossa Senhora da Assunção - Igreja São Pedro, Cabo Frio

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Built in the 17th century, Paróquia Nossa Senhora da Assunção - Igreja São Pedro is one of Cabo Frio’s oldest buildings, and as an important part of the city’s history, you will find it extremely well maintained. Inside, you will see the beautiful, baroque-style gilded altar, the huge marble font--one of only five in Brazil--, and numerous paintings, four of which were discovered during some restoration work in the 1960s. As the church is very small, the larger Igreja Matriz Auxiliar was built around the corner, to support the ever-growing congregation. However, Mass is still held at Paróquia Nossa Senhora da Assunção - Igreja São Pedro, with attendees regularly spilling out of the door. To visit Paróquia Nossa Senhora da Assunção - Igreja São Pedro and other attractions in Cabo Frio, use our Cabo Frio vacation route planner.
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  • This church will be completing this year 402 years of your Foundation. Fully reformed two years ago, is a must-see attraction of Cabo Frio, dedicated to our Lady of the assumption, has a wonderful and beautiful image of the patron saint of the city. This image was made in the 17TH century in Portugal.
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  • Interior of great beauty. Altars restored with gold blades. Very pretty. Church built in the 17th century
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  • old building, with modern and distinguished, facades is not tombado. Linda heritage and always visits.
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