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Basilica de Nossa Senhora de Nazare

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Address: Praca Justo Chermont, Belem, State of Para, Brazil
Phone Number: 91-4009-8400
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This ornate Moorish temple is among the most revered religious sites in the...

This ornate Moorish temple is among the most revered religious sites in the region.

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Our cruise ship anchored off the town of Belem, Brazil and we tendered about 30 minutes to shore. Belem is situated at the mouth of the Amazon River and features modern buildings... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Pompano Beach, Florida
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Pompano Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our cruise ship anchored off the town of Belem, Brazil and we tendered about 30 minutes to shore. Belem is situated at the mouth of the Amazon River and features modern buildings and skyscrapers as well as a rich history of Colonial architecture. Like many of Belem's churches, the Basilica of Our Lady of Nazareth was built with proceeds from... More 

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Bolivia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even if you are not Catholic, the place, is quite something. The architecture of it (when compared to other churches in other parts of the world), the light of the church, the altar, and the ceiling .. nice, very nice indeed. The accoustic is also something!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

A very renowned place of worship of Virgin Mary (Nazaré), this is a large church where locals believe trully in the Virgin Mary power of healing thus creating a sense of devotion to Virgin Mary of Nazaré that is pair to Fatima or Lourdes. Incredible place to visit and pray.

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Maple Ridge, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

This church is a very beautiful and important church in Belem. Home of their mother saint, Our Lady of Nazareth, it is decorated in gold trims, and the grounds around it have beautiful vegetation and trees.

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Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

I visited on Sunday afternoon. Beautiful and quiet place. Very modern church but good to know about Nazare festival.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

The furthest touristic spot from Cidade Velha but easily reached by bus. They have tourism students giving free tour guides as part of their studies hours and it was a nice surprise as you get more than just a quick view of things. It's worth the visit.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Good attraction for people who like churches, but at end of the day is just another one. Maybe can become a better attraction during Nazaré procession.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Basilica de Nossa Senhora de Nazare is recognised as one of the most beautiful churches in South America. We visited with friends from Belem who took great delight in guiding us around the various aspects of the Basilica. Construction began in 1908 and the design is supposedly modelled on St Peter's in Rome. The interior is very ornate and simple.... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This church is where the famous Círio do Nazaré procession starts on the second Sunday in October. It is interesting, but not especially noteworthy from an architectural perspective. Unless you are of Catholic faith or interested in the procession, it is not really worth a visit.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Impressive church. Worth the visit. You get impressed with its size and all the sacred art work that it contains. Easy to reach.

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