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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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Very nice history!

The whole city is full of history! But it is nice to stop on spots as churches to value this kind of beauty

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 10, 2016
Niteroi, RJ
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Niteroi, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

The whole city is full of history! But it is nice to stop on spots as churches to value this kind of beauty

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

This church is very simple from the "Barroco" period if im not wrong. Is tall inside u can see peace. is very quiet beautiful construction, after years of restoration now she is opened for the public. Its opened for visitation in some hours better check on line.

Thank Jdesouza2014
Nicosia, Cyprus
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

It is not possible to go to Paraty and not take one picture in front of this church. It is a Must go,must see.

Thank Brenda C
Sorocaba, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
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 4, 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.

Thank CarmichaelVentura
Uberaba, MG
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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

Thank 594Carmine
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 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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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.

Thank Incansavel
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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.

Thank Melissagava

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