Capela de Sao Pedro, Fernando de Noronha

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. Make Capela de Sao Pedro a part of your Fernando de Noronha vacation plans using our Fernando de Noronha online tour planner .
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  • Small chapel but very well preserved externally, with doors in carved woodwork and the surroundings with a wonderful visual. According to local guides, wedding ceremonies happen often.
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  • A tiny church atop a hill. The view from up there is beautiful and the contrast of nature with the construction of the Church makes it a beautiful place. Perfect for good pictures. The tiny church on top of the hill. The view from above is beautiful and the contrast of nature with the construction of the church makes the place beautiful. Perfect for good photos.
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  • Is close to the port of the island with a beautiful view of the sea. Excellent point to photography and to view the Sun.
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