Top 15 Church Sights in Brazil

    Start your walk at Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida
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    Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida

    The Cathedral Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady Aparecida is a prominent Roman Rite Catholic basilica in Aparecida, Brazil. It is dedicated to Our Lady of Aparecida, as the principal Patroness of Brazil. Nossa Senhora da Conceição Aparecida roughly translates to Our Lady of Conception Who…Read more

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    Rio de Janeiro Cathedral

    The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian better known as the Metropolitan Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro or as the Cathedral of St. Sebastian of Rio de Janeiro , is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro. The cathedral is the See…Read more

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    Temple of Solomon (São Paulo)

    The Temple of Solomon is a replica of the Temple of Solomon built by the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God in São Paulo.…Read more

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    Cathedral of Petrópolis

    The Cathedral of Saint Peter of Alcantara , also known as the Cathedral of Petrópolis, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Petrópolis, Brazil, dedicated to the country's patron saint, Peter of Alcantara. The cathedral is also the resting place of the last Emperor of Brazil, Dom Pedro II, and his…Read more

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    Church of Nosso Senhor do Bonfim, Salvador
    Church in Salvador, Brazil

    The Church of Nosso Senhor do Bonfim is the most famous of the Catholic churches of Salvador, in the State of Bahia, Brazil. It was built in the 18th century on a hill in the Itapagipe Peninsula, in the lower town of Salvador. The church is the subject of…Read more

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    Church of Saint Francis of Assisi
    Belo Horizonte

    The Church of Saint Francis of Assisi is a church in Pampulha region of Belo Horizonte, in the state of Minas Gerais, southeastern Brazil. It was designed by the Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer in the organic modern style. It is the first listed modern architectural monument in…Read more

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    Candelária Church
    Church

    The Candelária Church is an important historical Roman Catholic church in the city of Rio de Janeiro, in southeastern Brazil. It was built and decorated during a long period, from 1775 to the late 19th century. The church combines a Portuguese colonial Baroque façade with later Neoclassical and Neo-Renaissance…Read more

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    São Francisco Church and Convent
    Church and convent in Salvador, Brazil

    The São Francisco Church and Convent of Salvador is located in the historical centre of Salvador, in the State of Bahia, Brazil. The ornate Church of the Third Order of Saint Francis sits adjacent to the convent. The friars of the Franciscan Order arrived in Salvador in 1587 and…Read more

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    São Paulo Brazil Temple
    Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in São Paulo, Brazil

    The São Paulo Brazil Temple is the 19th constructed and 17th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints . Located in the Brazilian city of São Paulo, it was the first LDS temple built in South America, and also the first temple to use the…Read more

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    Church of Saint Francis of Assisi (Ouro Preto)
    Ouro Preto

    The Church of Saint Francis of Assisi is a Rococo Catholic church in Ouro Preto, Brazil.…Read more

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    Old Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro

    The Old Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro dedicated to Our Lady of Mount Carmel, is an old Carmelite church which served as cathedral of Rio de Janeiro from around 1808 until 1976. During the 19th century, it was also used successively as Royal and Imperial Chapel by…Read more

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    Porto da Barra Beach

    Porto da Barra Beach is located in Barra neighborhood in the city of Salvador, Brazil. It is located at the entrance of the Baía de Todos os Santos, with a small, white colonial fort at one end and a whitewashed church sitting up on a hill at the other.…Read more

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    Lagoa da Conceição
    District in Santa Catarina, Brazil

    Lagoa da Conceição is a district located next to a large lagoon of the same name near the center of Florianópolis, capital city of the state of Santa Catarina, located in the south of Brazil.…Read more

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    Pátio do Colégio

    Pátio do Colégio is the name given to the historical Jesuit church and school in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. The name is also used to refer to the square in front of the church. The Pátio do Colégio marks the site where the city was founded in…Read more

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    Cathedral of Salvador
    Church in Salvador, Bahia

    The Cathedral Basilica of Salvador , officially dedicated to the Transfiguration of Christ and named Primatial Cathedral Basilica of the Transfiguration of the Lord is the seat of the Archbishop of the city of Salvador, in the State of Bahia, in Brazil. The Archbishop of Salvador is also ex officio…Read more

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