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This is a fantastic gem in Rio. The cathedral is on the pinnacle of a tiny mountain top. You can... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
Kell E
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Beautiful Church

Its far away from the zona sul area and a bit far from the center aswell, but definately worth it... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2012
Tomas G
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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29 Jul 2016
“Free and Stunningly Beautiful Views”
20 Dec 2012
“Beautiful Church”
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Av. Ns. da Penha - Penha, Rio de Janeiro, 21070-390, Brasilien, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

This is a fantastic gem in Rio. The cathedral is on the pinnacle of a tiny mountain top. You can see its prominent location from the freeway as you head south from the airport. There are 365 steps to the top. Luckily, the church has...More

1  Thank Kell E
Reviewed 20 December 2012

Its far away from the zona sul area and a bit far from the center aswell, but definately worth it if you want to visit a beautiful little church with a great 360 view of western Rio.

Thank Tomas G
Reviewed 29 July 2012

The sanctuary is situated in a great position, the view of Rio is amazing from there. To reach the church there are a lot of steps to climb, but nothing difficult. if you go by your car, just take care of the road: the position...More

2  Thank Rickypasi
Reviewed 27 July 2012

Situated atop one of Rio's largest favelas this was largely inaccessible by tourists until this year. It is a beautiful and unusually situated church and well worth the visit.

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Reviewed 21 February 2012

This sanctuary is very beautiful place and can be seen when the tourist arrives at Galeao intl airport (if landing in 15/22 runway). But this place is not easy to reach: Is located in a top of a cliff and has 300 stairs; the place...More

2  Thank Aroldo V
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