Visit the town of Aparecida do Norte (also called simply Aparecida), Brazils most important religious city. 168 km northeast of So Paulo, the city is named after Brazils patron saint Nossa Senhora Aparecida (Our Lady of Aparecida).
Go on a pilgrimage with this Tour to Aparecida do Norte to see what draws large crowds of Brazilian Catholics each year. In the National Basilica in Aparecida is the 18th-century statue of the Virgin Mary, which was found by three fisherman, bringing them much luck fishing. They then named her Aparecida, meaning appeared. The church built for the statue received so many visitors that the state built a new structure, the second largest church in the world, accommodating 75,000 people. An estimated 7 million people make a pilgrimage here each year. In addition to this religious attraction, Aparecida do Norte also boasts a museum of sacred art, a theme park and an aquarium.
Travel to Aparecida do Norte and visit the most popular pilgrimage site in South America. This tour is perfect for those interested in the religious history of Brazil or those looking for a day trip outside of Rio de Janeiro. Book your tour now.