First Church of Our Lady of the Remedies, Paraty

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Construction on this beautiful Baroque church commenced in 1646 after the land was donated for the construction of Paraty. It would have been the oldest church you could visit in the town today had it not taken more than 220 years to complete. Instead, First Church of Our Lady of the Remedies will have to settle for being the largest, taking up an entire city block overlooking the lush Praça da Matriz. Inside, admire the handsome tiled floors, alcoves filled with local artwork, and a row of saint figures watching over the congregation. Attend mass to experience the warmth and vibrancy of the active church community. By using our Paraty road trip app , you can arrange your visit to First Church of Our Lady of the Remedies and other attractions in Paraty.
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  • October 5, 2017
    beautiful and simple as the city is close to the beach and the town centre. Needs reforms but this and good condition
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  • October 4, 2017
    Parish Church of the city of Paraty, located in a square that demanded greater care. The building is very beautiful and simple on the outside. Internally is more beautiful. Need repairs.
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  • September 28, 2017
    Knowing the Historical Center of Paraty. I was charmed with your story and your architecture, worth checking out!
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If you want close proximity to raucous summer nightlife and some of the best things to see in Paraty, look no further than the historical center. There you can choose from any number of guesthouses, inns, and boutique hotels, which integrate seamlessly into the town's colonial architecture. If beach access is your primary concern, cross the canal and head a few minutes north, until you arrive at the coastal neighborhood of Jabaquara, where you'll find a range of cozy options. Farther from the center, the hillside neighborhood of Pantanal offers something a bit quieter among the trees.
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