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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 13 August 2018
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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I joined a ViaCopa Day-tour to Petropolis on Saturday 13th June. It was the last day of my six-day... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2015
Adelaide, Australia
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12 Aug 2018
“Well worth a visit for a number of reasons!”
16 Mar 2017
“Nice view”
Rua Padre Moreira | Valparaíso, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 25685-132, Brazil
+55 24 2242 0313
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Reviewed 13 August 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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

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

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank giasida
Reviewed 25 September 2015

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

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank robert s
Reviewed 5 August 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

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank RayParks
Reviewed 16 September 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.

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank coldsurfer66
Reviewed 15 September 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.

Date of experience: September 2013
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Reviewed 16 October 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 30 January 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

Date of experience: December 2011
Thank Cigano-Gitano
Reviewed 9 November 2011

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

Date of experience: November 2011
2  Thank Cynde M
Reviewed 7 November 2011

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

Date of experience: November 2011
2  Thank GUSDALI
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