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Visible from the main highway and from the harbour this little church stands pride of place on the main hillside in this older part of the city. Picturesque on the outside a walk up the stairs or along the zig zag path leads way to...More
The church is up on the hill, so you need to walk up some stairs. The path is a bit muddy on the raining day, but not too slippery.
The view from the top is not spectacular as its not that high up, but still...More
Just a quick walk from the Gloria Station, this is a wonderful little church, forgotten by the mass tourism that rages town. At the end of a regular week day, I was the eleventh person to sign the visit log.
Just on the top of...More
This is another landmark in Rio. When I was going through the neighbourhood of Gloria with my private tour guide in his car, this white church was clearly visible in front of us. It looked quite unique with a single tower with a dome. He...More
Nice little old church on top of a hill overlooking Centro and the Bay of Guanabara. The baroque interior is nice and peaceful and the chuchyard has great views of the bay, the port, and the skycrapers and modern building of Centro (Rio de Janeiro...More
This church (not to be confused by the similar named one at Largo do Machado) is a small baroque gem with blue Portuguese tile in the interior which is otherwise rather plain, not gold laden like so many similar type churches in the colonial towns....More