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Well worth a visit for a number of reasons!

Built in 1947 as a result of a promise made by Franciscan Friar João José Pedreira de Castro, who... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
PortAzor
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Gentle Light

I joined a ViaCopa Day-tour to Petropolis on Saturday 13th June. It was the last day of my six-day... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2015
RayParks
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Adelaide, Australia
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12 Aug 2018
“Well worth a visit for a number of reasons!”
16 Mar 2017
“Nice view”
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Rua Padre Moreira | Valparaíso, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 25685-132, Brazil
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

Built in 1947 as a result of a promise made by Franciscan Friar João José Pedreira de Castro, who would build a monument to Our Lady of Fátima if he was cured of an illness. "With much sacrifice and unwavering faith in God, he constructed...More

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Reviewed March 16, 2017

It is a little bit difficult to reach and parking the car due the hill road, but Is a nice view from there.

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Reviewed September 25, 2015

A traditional town landmark with a view of the historical centre. Needs a little more care, but ok...

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Reviewed August 5, 2015

I joined a ViaCopa Day-tour to Petropolis on Saturday 13th June. It was the last day of my six-day visit to Rio. As we had to wait in a long queue to enter the Imperial Palace, we were really behind the schedule. So it was...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2014

A MUST see statue - take a taxi there and have them wait for you. Worth the trip. Great view. Also visit the chapel underneath the statue and say a prayer - it will be answered.

2  Thank coldsurfer66
Reviewed September 14, 2013

A great place to talk to God and make your prayers. On a hill top, you have the image of the Virgin- beautiful. Around it you get to see the city from the top and its hidden houses, tucked in the green forests.

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Reviewed October 15, 2012

Since I'm Catholic, the Trono de Fatima is significant to me in that a family built it in honor of the Blessed Mother for hearing and helping to answer their prayers. The organization that maintains the attraction needs a little 21st century sophistication in marketing...More

1  Thank CajunPhiMu
Reviewed January 29, 2012

The shrine is on an partial overlook of Petropolis. It is of dubious artistic merit. (Each of us has our own idea of "artistic merit".) There is a small, basic chapel under the shrine. A souvenir stand and a snack-bar are to one side. It...More

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Reviewed November 9, 2011

Great panorama views from up here. IT was easy to find.

2  Thank CyndeM
Reviewed November 7, 2011

Very interesting historical church, with a beautiful inside and a nice façade.

2  Thank GUSDALI
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