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First Church of Our Lady of the Remedies

Centro Historico, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Ranked #22 of 93 Attractions in Paraty
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites
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Uberaba, MG
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

I really liked this church,its full of history and it is in the hearth of paraty,My and my wife went to the mess in sunday,we found it wonderful

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Hamburg, Germany
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166 reviews 166 reviews
80 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

This is not a church with spectacular works of art or other in-your-face attractions, but it is pleasant to look at and walk around in; the atmosphere is peaceful and the entire experience has a post-colonial flair to it (like much of Paraty).

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Budapest, Hungary
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

The story of this church is probably much more interesting than the building itself. According to legends, it was financed by the pirate treasure that was found dug somewhere on the shores. The church contains stuff made by local artists. We were lucky, because the stairs stayed open accidentally, so we had the opportunity to visit the upper floor. Not... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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55 reviews 55 reviews
20 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

This church and others interesting spots of Old Paraty city are parts of a rented carriage tour which is found at Praca da Matriz. Prices are negotiable with the carriage conductors.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

It's a wonderful portuguese construction. It is located in a gorgeus square with ancient big trees. It is a good place to have an ice cream just looking people walking.

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Earth
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117 reviews 117 reviews
22 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

If you are lucky enough to be in Paraty while the priest is celebrating a mass, you must stop in. Doors are wide open welcoming all passersby. The interior of the church is absolutely gorgeous, the music from the choir is uplifting, the ceremony is breathtaking and the level of participation from the community is amazing. Our original intent was... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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206 reviews 206 reviews
69 attraction reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

The church is worth a visit, for it colonial times touch. Just sit inside in one of the benches and contemplate the entire interior for a few minutes. The very post card of Paraty.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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1,528 helpful votes 1,528 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2011

If you have the opportunity (if it is open), try to visit its interesting inside as well as the simple, but beautiful facade.

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