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Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda e Bom Sucesso Church

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Address: Pca. Alfredo Oleani S/N, Ilhabela, State of Sao Paulo 11630-000, Brazil
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Typical Portuguese style

This little church, has its own crucifixion statue in the square in front. It stands out from other buildings and is worth a quick look inside

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Airlie Beach, Australia
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Airlie Beach, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little church, has its own crucifixion statue in the square in front. It stands out from other buildings and is worth a quick look inside

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Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The foundations of this simple, yet beautiful, Church were laid within the first century of Portuguese settlement of Brazil so its historic roots now span more than 400 years. Not that you'd know that from the design: there is a near-complete absence of ornamentation inside, the many statues of the saints and the Stations of the Cross notwithstanding. What does... More 

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Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

This is a beautiful little church that is very worthwhile visiting. It has a beautiful internal decor and the view from the entrance towards the channel is spectacular!

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Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

As I recall, this church is not as impressive as some I have seen. Coming out of the front entrance you are confronted by lots of stairs to the street level. I had to hang on to someone so that I would feel more secure going down to the street.

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California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

We try to visit the churches in the small towns we visit. They give a sense of the local culture. This church is set on a slight hill in town with a nice view of the waterfront. The decor inside and out is clean and well maintained. It is originally a 17th century church, rebuilt in 1806 Nice respite.

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Ilhabela, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

Lovely church even if you are not a catholic. Nice view during the day and a beautiful light design at night.

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Davenport, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

I took a walking tour of the pelorino plaza and the beautiful church. Its a charming section of this island called the center. Super charming and well priced for the tourists

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

A wonderful church right in the city center of Ilhabela. The church is very small but beautiful and very clean. A great place to take pictures. I actually love the the cross with statue of Jesus in front of the church. A place not to miss when in Ilhabela. The parking in this area can be very full on holidays.... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

It's a nice little church. I'm not into religion but can appreciate a simple and nice building. It's right in the "vila" of the island.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2014

This town is now a very popular place to go on Holidays and long weekends. I don't recommend stay there on dates like New years Eve and Carnival. You can get traffic, no place to park, restaurant with huge waiting times, streets full of people. And for sure you going to get hours to cross using the ferry( the only... More 

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