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First Church of Our Lady of the Remedies

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Address: Centro Historico, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Magnificent!

This cathedral is of XVIII century,... located close to the channel of Parathy, on the north side, in front of a square. The are some images of saints dated of XVII, XVIII and XIX... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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Sorocaba, SP
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Sorocaba, SP
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63 reviews 63 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This cathedral is of XVIII century,... located close to the channel of Parathy, on the north side, in front of a square. The are some images of saints dated of XVII, XVIII and XIX century. In June they have a big celebration in honor of Corpus Christi. There is a procession with the same name, when all natives are involved,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

I loved loved loved the area and the beautiful and picturesque old town, recently flooded, but this little church was both boring and ordinary.

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Uberaba, MG
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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168 helpful votes 168 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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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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