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A sacred place to visit for the catholic and even for those who aren’t. It’s architecture is... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
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Basilica de Nazareth

A must see- one of the most beautiful churches I have ever seen. If you decide to go to mass on... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2018
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This ornate Moorish temple is among the most revered religious sites in the region.
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Avenida Nazare 1300, Belem, State of Para 66035-145, Brazil
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

A sacred place to visit for the catholic and even for those who aren’t. It’s architecture is something that you can’t miss, specially the afrescos inside the basilica.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank amvdep
Reviewed 18 November 2018

A must see- one of the most beautiful churches I have ever seen. If you decide to go to mass on Sunday, get there early because it is standing room only. It is a very spiritual experience to see this Basilica overcapacity (more than 1,000...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Mary P
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

The basilica is a beautiful church. Unmissable place for visitors regardless of religion. It has an importance for the inhabitants of the city since it is part of the script of the biggest religious festival in the city “Cirio de Nossa Senhora de Nazare “

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank isa010
Reviewed 25 September 2018

This is a beautiful place with a strong religious meaning, that speaks to the soul of the people in Belem. It is worth getting a guided tour to learn more about it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Adriana C
Reviewed 3 August 2018

This is a genuinely popular church, and it should be experienced when it is full, ie on Saturday or Sunday Mass. Even if you're not Catholic, you'll at least get a sense for the place as a living entity and the center of an entire...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank eaglehaslanded
Reviewed 26 February 2018

I visited this beautiful Cathedral as part of a ships shore excursion. It was in use for a mass when we arrived but we waited and then went in. It was very ornate and so well kept. Outside tied to railings are lots of coloured...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Lynne C
Reviewed 18 February 2018

This basilic is a piece of colonial art, with works on wood and gold dating form XVI century; building and decoration to be enjoyed at detail. Take your time, since you can walk around freely inside.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Sebastián B
Reviewed 21 November 2017

As far as religious buildings go, this one is well maintained and the artworks are intriguing. I'm don;t follow any religion so might be missing the finer details but I enjoyed it on a quick visit.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank thegeektraveller
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Not one of the oldest churches in town, but located on a nice square, with an impressive interior, that us bigger than anticipated and beautifully decorated without being ‘overdone’ as one often sees in catholic churches.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Very famous church in Belém. A must go because it is place of the biggest religious manifestation in Brazil, the Cirio de Nazaré. Beautiful building and the paintings inside are gorgeus.

Date of experience: July 2017
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