Igreja Santa Rita


Igreja Santa Rita

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History of this Location

Capela de Santa Rita is the oldest church in Paraty. It was completed in 1722. This was the church of the white elite and freeman, former slaves who earned or paid for their freedom. It now functions as the Museum of Sacred Art of Paraty under the responsibility of IPHAN (Instituto do Patrimonio Historico e Artistico Nacional).

Sustainable Features

This church is a fundamental part of the history and culture of Paraty.

Location Information
Corner of Rua do Com?rcio and Rua Samuel Costa


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