"Igreja de São José" Downtown Tip by MM212

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  Igreja de São José
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      Igreja de São José
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  • Igreja de São José - Rio de Janeiro
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Located in the heart of downtown Rio near Praça 15 de Novembre, the Church of São José was built in 1842. It replaced a crumbling older chapel dating from the early 1600s dedicated to the same saint. The existing church is a mix of Rococo and colonial styles.

Address: Rua São José, CENTRO

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  • Updated Jan 29, 2009
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