A true architectural gem, Paraty is one of the best preserved colonial cities of Brazil. Dating back to the 17th century, the city lies at the extreme end of the old gold path. 170 miles south of Rio, you dive into a bygone era, still moving to the rhythm of horse-driven carts on the cobbled streets and by the arrival of two-masted sailing ships in the port. The city now lives from art and crafts: ...
Capela de Santa Rita is the oldest church in Paraty. It was completed in 1722. This was the church of the white elite and freeman, former slaves
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To the south you will find beaches like Trindade beach in Serra da Boca´na National Park.
Rua da Praia, which is sometimes flooded by high tides.
The town's oldest church, it was built by freed slaves and houses a museum of sacred art.
Praša da Matriz, a square surrounded by houses and a yellow neo-classical church, is the first place you must see during your visit.
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