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Convent of St. Anthony (Convento do Santo Antonio)

Largo da Carioca 5, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20050-020, Brazil
021 2262-0129
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9 Sep 2016
“Pay attention to details; if you are tired, take the elevator”
12 Jan 2016
“Take your time there!”
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Largo da Carioca 5, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20050-020, Brazil
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021 2262-0129
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

The best way to get to it is by subway, down the Carioca Station. Follow the signs and you will come out just in front of the convent , but will have to walk to the left, because the entrance is at the other end,...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2016

Its one of the oldest places in the centre of Rio and there is a lot to see, so take your time so you can see all. Take the elevator at the end of the entrance at the right. In the "tunnel" to the elevator...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2015

Restored and antique building ... very interesting photos that show progress around! The history of Rio!

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Reviewed 9 July 2015

When I went across Largo da Carioca with my private tour guide, I saw it on a hill above the square. Just like other landmarks in Rio, its name has been used for the geographical sites around the area. So the hill (morro) where it...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2014

very beautiful church in centro... especially loved the background behind this church... when the french invaded with a huge number of boats, the brazilians prayed to St Antony here and suddenly a storm came up and the french army could not be successful... then St...More

3  Thank mvq2014
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Reviewed 4 June 2014

This monastery could be a superb historic monument in the middle of the city on the perfect place (on a small hill) but the reality is now very different - the building is from the outside in horrible condition and some parts of a monastery...More

3  Thank Ondrej N
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Reviewed 6 April 2013

We wandered in to this church as part of a walking tour that had the option of paying R$2 per person to enter and we were so glad we did! The walls are floor to ceiling gold which has a brilliant shine unlike anything I've...More

4  Thank annikalibby
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Reviewed 26 October 2012

very beautiful church in centro... especially loved the background behind this church... when the french invaded with a huge number of boats, the brazilians prayed to St Antony here and suddenly a storm came up and the french army could not be successful... then St...More

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