Capela de Sao Pedro, Fernando de Noronha

See the vast expanse of water below Capela de Sao Pedro, a cliff top chapel at the foot of a mountain. Tiny, simple, and isolated on the top of a hill overlooking the ocean, this no-frills church has a large cross erected next to it and offers superb views of the sea. Built in the 1930s by the French, the structure includes carved wooden entrance doors and a bell in the front facade. Due to the scenery, many opt to have their wedding here. On Saint Peter's Day (July 29), a procession from the nearby town comes to the top of the hill for an outdoor mass celebrating the protector of fishermen. Make Capela de Sao Pedro a part of your Fernando de Noronha vacation plans using our Fernando de Noronha online tour planner .
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  • Wonderful view, wind in the face and great possibilities to spot sharks on the back of it.
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  • A small chapel with its wooden door carved with figures from the Bible. A wedding there, it must be wonderful
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