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Convento N S da Penha

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Address: Acesso pela rua Vasco Coutinho | Parque da Prainha, Vila Velha, State of Espirito Santo 29100231, Brazil
Phone Number: 27-3329-0420
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Great view

It's a great place for those who look for a great view of the city. We took a lot of pic there. You can go walking of by car, except on Sunday.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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Vila Velha, ES
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

It's a great place for those who look for a great view of the city. We took a lot of pic there. You can go walking of by car, except on Sunday.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I'm not very religious so I was not very excited to go there but the view from the top is amazing! I loved to go there because I could take a lot of beautiful pictures from Vitoria and Vila Velha. If you are catholic, they have a church over there and it is very beautiful as well.

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Vitoria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

If you come to Vitoria you must go to this amazing place. It's nice to walk through the slaves path to enjoy the good atmosphere of the place and you can imagine yourself that time.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This is absolutely the best view you will find of Vitória and Villa Velha. The convent and grounds are beautiful and if you enjoy historic architecture, this convent was built in 1558! Even if you aren't Catholic, this should be on your list of "TO DO's" while in Vitoria or Villa Velha

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

stated in a hig hill in Vila Velha city, colse to Vitória/ES, has one of best view from Vitória. An old catholic monastery, very well preserved.nothing special about monasteries, but with a great view. That´s all

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Broussard, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The Very Best View of the area ! This is a Very Popular site for locals, to buy penance ribbons and tie to tree branches, and to pray at the beautifully-carved tiny altar. The traffic up the narrow, steep, winding road leading to the old convent is pretty and very interesting. We stopped to watch tiny monkeys, which are more... More 

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Vancouver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The convent high atop a forest covered Morro in Vila Velha is remarkable both for its location and its contents. You wonder at the effort that would have been required to construct these buildings, beginning around 1558. The dedication and devotion of the architect monks who put this place together is really quite remarkable. The access road from down below... More 

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Vila Velha, ES
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

More than a religious catholic place where you can go to pray, you can go to have some fun with friends and family, enjoying a good hikking while climbing, see lots of animals such as monkeys, types of spiders, birds etc.. You have the best view of the city, amazing pictures! Have fun :) If you are going to the... More 

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Amesville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

If you go to Vila Vehla you need to know that it is not much of a tourist venue unless you love the beach. But while there you should visit the convent. First, do not follow the road up the hill, rather take the foot path that pilgrims often cover on their knees. When you arrive at the top, take... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Great view and interesting architectural examples. The ex-voto chamber is amazing! Many objects makes us thinking about the meanings they keep.

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