Churches/ Cathedrals in Rio de Janeiro

Churches & Cathedrals in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Churches & Cathedrals in Rio de Janeiro

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  • Sellest
    Bushey, UK4,649 contributions
    Stopped here for a quick visit with my partner and our 12 year old. From the outside it is the strangest looking cathedral I have ever seen (and certainly not the most beautiful) as it was based on the Mayan pyramids, but, step inside and the beautiful stain glass provides vivid colours and a total contrast to the external building. We spent about 30 minutes in here – don’t think any longer would really be required, but well worth a quick stop if passing.
    Written 1 May 2022
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  • Jack Miller
    Czech Republic26 contributions
    In addition to the beautiful church, it contains many objects and paintings from the last century.
    For those who like it is the history they are visiting the city can not fail to witness this wonder.
    Written 16 June 2020
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  • Kell E
    164 contributions
    This is a fantastic gem in Rio. The cathedral is on the pinnacle of a tiny mountain top. You can see its prominent location from the freeway as you head south from the airport.

    There are 365 steps to the top. Luckily, the church has put in a free vernicular to save you the trouble of walking up. The views are spectacular from the top and the tiny cathedral is incredibly charming. I loved how we could see the water and but also sort of experience the sights and sounds of the favelas that are fairly close by.
    Written 29 July 2016
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  • Paula Duprat
    27 contributions
    Lovely, historial church, you shouldn't miss. It really worths a visit if you like history and architecture.
    Written 4 February 2020
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  • Lucian B
    Champlin, MN147 contributions
    Great architecture with gold leafs ceiling and walls, great sculptures and painting plus quarters for living monks
    Written 12 November 2018
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  • travelwithgg
    Los Angeles, CA12 contributions
    Unless you are looking for a church, you won't notice this wonderful parish. Hidden gem in the midst of the lively Copacabana neighborhood. The church has 2 wonderful side chapels, one has adoration. Beautiful and peaceful place to stop by and pray for a bit and attend mass. They have daily mass and offer Sunday mass in English at 11:30am.
    Written 2 March 2020
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  • wasmith59
    Collierville, TN693 contributions
    Walking tour guide brought us by this church. Another of the 200+ churches in Rio de Janeiro. Many have mass every day.
    Written 25 June 2019
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  • PFeliz
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ16 contributions
    Live in Botafogo and Love my Neighborhood but had never entered Basilica Imaculada Conceicao!! Usually went to Masses at Copacabana but decided to go to this Gothic Church, that had No idea it was such a different Gothic style one, bright and colourfull inside. Thanks God arrived there earlier and could appreciate that Wonderfull piece of Religious Art ! & The Masses are also very Good and Inspiring!
    Written 8 December 2019
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  • LuizDutraNeto
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ8,613 contributions
    A simple church gives its name to the square right in its front: Our Lady of Peace - the very very heart of Ipanema. This church had its construction started in 1918, opening its doors in 1921. Recently it was totally renovated, preserving its ecletic neo romantic original style, with beautiful German stained glass windows and bells. The main image was a gift of France to Rio. While strolling along Ipanema, a quick stop, a moment of reflection, a prayer ... at a real symbol of devotion to Virgin Mary and to Peace, so much needed in nowadays. Enjoy!
    Written 21 September 2018
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  • ghet77
    Manila, Philippines98 contributions
    Passed by here accidentally. Church is open yo public. It has a store where you can buy church souvenirs and other religous articles,
    Written 14 September 2015
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  • wasmith59
    Collierville, TN693 contributions
    Very small, and many families have smaller weddings here. Built after the merchant trade was well established and the traders could afford it.
    Written 25 June 2019
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  • 4historyandculture
    Charlotte, NC1,495 contributions
    We stopped here after we toured the Corcovado and the statue of the Christ. The building is on top of steep stairs in a busy street. Inside it is simple and inspiring. There is a make wish, tie a ribbon alcove that is very similar to the ancient pagan rituals in Cappadoccia in central Anatolia.
    Note: I may have written the same review and wrote São Paulo for the name of the city.please disregard my previous review and keep this one.
    Written 7 February 2018
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