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Sacred & Religious Sites · Churches · Landmarks
Home to one of Brazil's most famous basilicas, the small city of Aparecida welcomes many times its population in tourists every year. In fact, with more than 7 million people visiting the Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida annually, the site of Latin America's largest pilgrimmage brings in crowds that help support the city of 36,000 people. Although there are a handful of other attractions in Aparecida, including several museums, a theme park, and an aquarium, it's the renowned religious site that draws most visitors to the city. In the build up to your vacation in Aparecida, plan trip itinerary minutiae using the visitor reviews, staff write-ups, and custom search fields on our Brazil trip itinerary builder.

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Where to stay in Aparecida

Because of the popularity of the basilica, tourism in Aparecida has flourished, and you can find plenty of accommodations in the small city. Most of these are concentrated around the city center with good views of the basilica, and many are within walking distance of the site. Although there are a handful of large hotels, most accommodations in Aparecida are small, family-run inns, which offer a cozy atmosphere and good value for money. Be sure to reserve your room in advance, as the city's accommodations can get full during peak times.
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