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Capela de Sao Pedro, Fernando de Noronha
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See the vast expanse of water below Capela de Sao Pedro, a cliff top chapel at the foot of a mountain. Tiny, simple, and isolated on the top of a hill overlooking the ocean, this no-frills church has a large cross erected next to it and offers superb views of the sea. Built in the 1930s by the French, the structure includes carved wooden entrance doors and a bell in the front facade. Due to the scenery, many opt to have their wedding here. On Saint Peter's Day (July 29), a procession from the nearby town comes to the top of the hill for an outdoor mass celebrating the protector of fishermen. To visit Capela de Sao Pedro and other attractions in Fernando de Noronha, use our Fernando de Noronha itinerary maker.
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  • Beautiful chapel. Chapel overlooking the Harbour, the beach of sharks and secondary Islands. Church place of numerous weddings on the island.
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  • Place an incredible view, and was lucky the day I passed the chapel was being prepared for a wedding, was charming, yet is very worthwhile.
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  • The chapel of Saint Peter situated next to the port of Santo Antônio is a nice little chapel at the top of a hill, from where one has a beautiful view.
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  • Bom pra fotos, mas a capela costuma ficar fechada
  • Lindo local para fotos.
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