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Igreja Sant Anna - Armação de Búzios
church of st anna

The Church of Sant'Anna in Armação de Búzios - Rio de Janeiro  is a rather old building, from the time of whaling, carried out in the mid-1740s, the church is   stone, lime and whale oil mortar.


The church has a fantastic setting, overlooking the beaches of Armação and dosbones.Sant'Anna  is a historic Catholic temple, very beautiful and super well located.

It is on the left side of the beach, from there the visitor will see a beautiful lookout that reveals a super characteristic landscape of the city, with all the vegetation, boats and the sea of Armação de Búzios.

Sant'Ana has a tiny interior, however many tourists seek to know its space and the surroundings, the place has a very different beauty.

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There are stories about the name given to the church, the first relates that the church was erected by Brás de Pina, a Portuguese contractor, to honor the saint who would have saved a ship with slaves from shipwreck.


The second version tells that the image of Sant'Anna was found in the sea by fishermen and that from that day the fishing was always good. and that during the construction of the church, the image of the saint miraculously changed position, positioning itself towards the sea during the night. these reports caused the church to be built facing the sea.

On the 26th of July, his day is celebrated. Sant'Anna is the patron saint of Búzios. The church remains open to the public with masses on Saturdays at 8 pm. 

It is worth knowing this amazing place, with a wonderful history.

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The Church of Sant'Anna is in Tv. Santana, S/N - Village of Búzios in Armação de Búzios - Rio de Janeiro

A place like this deserves a visit, take a day to get to know it. it will certainly be a great choice.

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