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Church of Our Lady of the Glory of the Outeiro

Praca Nossa Senhora da Gloria 135/204 | Glória, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22211-110, Brazil (Botafogo)
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Ranked #69 of 482 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Museums
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London, United Kingdom
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207 reviews 207 reviews
72 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

A very nice old church just at the Largo Machado along Rua das Laranjeiras in Rio. The church is a beautiful building sitting at the side of the square. Worth visiting in conjunction with the square.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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69 reviews 69 reviews
59 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Small lovely baroque church (well maintained) with unusual ground plan on the top of the hill in the heart of the city with beautiful view of Rio de Janeiro. - what do you want more? Perfect. Popular for weddings. You can go up by free elevator or by smelly a little bit disgusting stairs. i recommend to visit it. The... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This is the church where the portuguese court used to marry. It is all restaured and from there we have a nice landscape of the Guanabara Bay.

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Houston, Texas
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57 reviews 57 reviews
53 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

this church is convenient to visit from the metro and is a small church on top of a hill. hardly anybody else around... so that's peaceful

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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744 reviews 744 reviews
290 attraction reviews
1,516 helpful votes 1,516 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

A gorgeous small church very well located. And a peaceful atmosphere from the top of its hill right in the heart of the marvellous city. As if it wasn´t enough the location and the very beautiful facade (barroque touch), the interior of this church, one of the most beloved by locals (and the favorite one for prominent´s marriage ceremonies) is... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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114 attraction reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

I was the only one there so I am assuming not at the top of everyones list. It was nice to look at and not a bad view from the top but not really much there.

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London
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592 attraction reviews
520 helpful votes 520 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

This is a lovely church. It is small, but that gives it a feeling of intimacy and warmth that some of the larger churches cannot achieve. When visiting we not only saw the church but also the Sacristy which made it even more personal. We certainly appreciated the view from the top having walked up the very steep steps from... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

This place is magnifixcant !!!I think i hav less words for this place!!! One of my very good friends got married thie recenty and it was in the eveninG. The church is situated at the top of the hill and it has such a amazing view, As you walk in , it is a small church but has a very... More

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Rio de Janeiro
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

I love this church. It's beautiful from the outside and even more special inside. From the outside you get great views of the city.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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92 reviews 92 reviews
11 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

Beautiful, historical and a spectacular view of the bay of Guanabara. Linda, histórica e uma vista espetacular da baia de Guanabara.

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