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Nossa Senhora da Penha Convent

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Rua Vasco Coutinho | Parque da Prainha, Vila Velha, State of Espirito Santo 29100-231, Brazil
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Reviewed 6 days ago

There is a wonderful atmosphere here, so peaceful and meditative it feels very spiritual. Has some nice artworks inside. It's a lovely building, and there are great views down to the city below

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

tremendous views, beautiful old catholic art, intriguing place, good place for sitting and contemplating.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place to go! And the view at the top was perfect! You have to walk a lill bit but not to much

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 January 2019

A stunning old convent sitting ontop of a magical hill looking over Vitoria and Praia da Costa. It is a spiritual and breathtaking location which is highly recommended for everyone.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

No charge for this place. Lovely chapel at top. Small little museum on way up. Gift/food shop at bottom. Not very accessible for mobility impaired folks.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank HSR112
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Absolutely stunning view from the top of the mountain..... you can see the entire city snd surroundings. Be sure to call for a schedule to watch a mass. The sanctuary is a architectural heritage, absolutely stunning! Free parking and entrance....

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

It is a quiet and wonderful place to visit. If you are a catholic, you can watch the Catholic Mass, but you must watch the schedule at the internet. The view that you have in this place is incredible, you can see all the city...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

The hill top Convent is a steep and long walk from the base. Adequate parking is provided, there are numerous services throughout the day. Wonderful views of Vitoria.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Ronnie S
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Penha Convent (Portuguese: Convento da Penha) is a convent in Vila Velha, Brazil, on the top of a high mountain overlooking the cities of Vitória and Vila Velha. Founded in approximately 1558 by Pedro Palácios, today it is home to Espírito Santo's Patron Saint, Our...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

This convent is strategically located on a hill with some amazing views of the two cities Vitoria and Vila Velha.

Date of experience: July 2017
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