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Mosteiro Zen Morro da Vargem, Vitoria
(4.8/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
Those who choose to seek peace and tranquility away from the sands of the local beaches will find both at Mosteiro Zen Morro da Vargem, the first Zen Buddhist monastery to be founded in Latin America. Built in 1974 by Ryohan Shingu, the monastery is located 350 m (1,148 ft) above sea level, and serves as a training center for monks wishing to learn according to Eastern traditions. Before you head to Vitoria, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Vitoria vacation trip planner, to make sure you see all that Vitoria has to offer, including Mosteiro Zen Morro da Vargem.
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  • a space that invites to silence and meditation, introspection. excellent choice for spiritual retreats and Sunday trips with family or friends.
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  • For those who don't, you're losing, it's a very good place for walks, despite few options worth knowing
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  • I really like to go to the monastery. The location is beautiful, easily accessible and has a well-preserved green area. My tip is: don't be a visitor. Observe the people looking at a moment of peace and contemplation.
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