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“Wonderful views”

Nossa Senhora da Penha Convent
Ranked #1 of 34 things to do in Vila Velha
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 5 June 2017

It´s cheap to go there from vitória city by taxi or uber, we can also catch a bus to Vila Velha bus terminal which is not far away from the entrance. At the entrance there are vans to take us uphill ( R$4,00 round trip ) or for those who like walking just go on foot. No entrance fees and we can walk inside the church and take pictures all around the place. We can see all Vitória bay and the city of Vila Velha.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Ricardo R
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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

This was the first place I visited when I landed in South America trip for 94 days. The staff was extremely helpful and the best place to view vitoria

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank thembis
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

Nice view from both cities, Vitória and Vila Velha. The Covent is built on the top of a hill on the Vila Velha side, by the Ocean border of the two cities.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Claudio V
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Its worth the visit, not only because the view is awesome, but the place is very peaceful too!
If you don't want to get tired and exercise, take the shuttle to go up the hill, its a good deal.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank lauralO8241BU
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Reviewed 28 May 2016


Worth the climb more than 200 steps. but be sure to go with a local guide. The location is far from the traditional attractions of Rio de Janeiro.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Fabio-Cipolla
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