Candelaria Church

Currently Open [Closes at 12:00 pm]
  • Address: Praça Pio X - Centro, Rio de Janeiro, 20040-020, Brazil
  • Timings: 07:30 am - 12:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +55-2122332324
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture , Heritage Building

Candelaria Church - Review

The Candelaria Church can be considered to be one of the most historically important churches in the city of Rio de Janeiro. The church took quite a while to build with construction commencing in 1775 and ending in 1811.

This architecture of the church is a culmination of different influences. The outer facade follows a Baroque style of architecture while the interiors are designed in neoclassical and neo renaissance sensibilities. This is interesting to observe for anyone visiting this place. The fusion of cultures is sure to mesmerize you.

The infamous site of the Candelaria Massacre of 1993, the church has been in the limelight for such reasons. But truth be told, what it should be well-known for is its interesting architecture and striking beauty. Hence, it should certainly be on the itinerary of tourists in Rio.

Candelaria Church Information

  • The church functions as a homeless shelter and also has regular masses.

Candelaria Church Opening and Closing Hours

  • Masses: Monday to Friday: 12.15pm.

How To reach Candelaria Church by Public Transport

  • Presidente Vargas station

Restaurants Near Candelaria Church

  • Restaurante Ki – Japanese
  • Bar do Mineiro – South American Cuisine

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TripHobo Highlights for Candelaria Church

  • Candelaria Church Address: Praça Pio X - Centro, Rio de Janeiro, 20040-020, Brazil
  • Candelaria Church Contact Number: +55-2122332324
  • Candelaria Church Timing: 07:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Candelaria Church Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Candelaria Church(preferred time): 09:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Candelaria Church: 01:30 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Candelaria Church

  • 14.46% of people who visit Rio De Janeiro include Candelaria Church in their plan

  • 51.91% of people start their Candelaria Church visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Candelaria Church

Monday, Tuesday and Friday

86.74% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Candelaria Church

People normally club together Igreja De Nossa Senhora Do Monte and Grumari Beach while planning their visit to Candelaria Church.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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  • Super dark interior. Not much of interest. Some nice sculptures. Seats are quite unique, in wood and sculpted leather.

  • I want to be friend with you. the world may be small, maybe one day we may meet somewhere. my instagram address 🇹🇷 muraty61

  • Nice Church Old School in the middle of a modern neighborhood. Contrast is amazing

  • Hermosa

  • Nice place!

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