Nossa Senhora da Penha Convent, Vila Velha

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Nossa Senhora da Penha Convent is located in Vila Velha. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Nossa Senhora da Penha Convent and many more Vila Velha attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Vila Velha tour planner.
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  • The convent of Nossa Senhora da Penha, located in Vila Velha is one of the greatest landmarks of the Holy Spirit. A must to visit.
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  • High point between the cities of Vitória and Vila Velha, offers a lovely view. You don't have to pay anything to access the convent, which is a gracious and well preserved historical building. The ascent can be quite difficult for people with mobility difficulties.
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  • Splendid place, overlooking lush, the Convento da Penha is something that does not go unnoticed. Not even going there, you visualize your Victory even beauty. Go by car or hop along, but be sure to know the history and the peace that the location. Is a Catholic or any other religion, don't miss the pleasure of visiting our most precious heritage and blessed.
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  • Beautiful convent and a must see. Time it right though because the entrance is controlled to prevent more having more cars than spaces. Got Uber up there straight away but had to wait more than 30 min for Uber pick up. Left pram at shop to go up to convent and tipped the owner.
  • Main tourist attraction in Vila Velha. You can get a wonderful view of Vitória Bay, the 3rd Bridge and Vila Velha. Also the convent is one of the oldest churches in Brazil, where you can find the portuguese colonial architecture.
  • Amazing view of the city of Vitoria and surroundings.
  • Most famous place in Vila Velha! You NEED to visit it. It's amazing! You don't need to be catholic or even religious to love it! Hear me, I know what I'm talking about!
  • A beautiful place!

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Where to stay in Vila Velha

Although Vila Velha offers limited lodging options for budget travelers, you can easily explore this city from nearby Vitoria, just 7 km (4.3 mi) to the north. If you must stay in Vila Velha itself, choose between three- and four-star oceanfront hotels, which offer modern rooms with access to trendy bars, restaurants, fitness facilities, indoor pools, and shops. Rental apartments provide another spacious alternative suitable for those wanting more privacy a walk away from good beaches.
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