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Hop on board a yacht for a half-day sailing trip from Marina da Gloria in Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro, to the Cagarras...
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Gloria Church, also known as Outeira da Gloria, is a small but interesting church built in 1739 atop Gloria Hill that was visible to arriving sailors sailing into Guanabara Bay.
Gloria Church, also known as Outeira da Gloria, is a small but interesting church built in 1739 atop Gloria Hill that was visible to arriving sailors sailing into Guanabara Bay. The layout consists of two intertwined octagonal prisms. There are some interesting rococo wooden engravings on the altar and 'azulejo' tiles from Portugal. It is best accessed via the short funiculars from Rua do Russel, and offers nice views of Rio.
Praça Nossa Senhora da Glória, 135/204 - Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brazil
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Gloria Inlet is a beautiful spot for a stroll along the bank of Guanabara Bay
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