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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 #55 of 331 Attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Museums, Cultural
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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117 reviews 117 reviews
44 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

the church itself is very beautiful and the view ,fantastic, as it s located on a hill facing the Baia de Guanabara,parque do flamengo and far away the sugar loaf

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2012

Because it is on top of a hill and it is richly decorated is worth a visit

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

If you enjoy Portuguese tiles, you will love this church. They were all restored by a Portuguese bank some years ago.

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2011

Baroque church inaugurated in Rio in 1740, is famous among other attributes, for having serving the Emperor of Brazil and his family, Peter the I ( Dom Pedro) as his favorite. All the Royal family was baptized at the "Gloria Chuch" as it is popularly known. Recently, the Church received a vital renovation, with almost US$ 700,000 of investment. The... More

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