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 worth a climb.
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 a small hill (outeiro), it seems that you are centuries apart from the buzz of...
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 told me that this small church was one of the first churches built in Rio...
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 central business area).
From there you can walk downhill for a couple of minutes and...