White Washed Church, A Symbol of Trancoso

09 November 2012 Written by   Published in City Guide

Igreja São João de Trancoso by marcelo nacinovic, on Flickr Igreja São João de Trancoso by marcelo nacinovic, on Flickr (Non-watermarked photo available from GETTY IMAGES)

 

Igreja de São João de Trancoso by marcelo nacinovic, on Flickr Igreja de São João de Trancoso by marcelo nacinovic, on Flickr (Non-watermarked photo available from GETTY IMAGES)

 

トランコーゾ(ブラジル) by osuzu & izumi, on Flickr Trancoso / Brasil by osuzu & izumi, on Flickr

 

The main square as the 'Quadrado' is perched on a cliff, overlooking 2 rivers and the ocean. Standing at the end is the beautiful white washed São João Batista Church - Brazil's 2nd oldest Church.

 

314 by UXUA Casa Hotel, on Flickr 314 (Aerial view of Trancoso and its beach, photo by Fernando Lombardi) by UXUA Casa Hotel, on Flickr

 

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How to get there:
Center of Trancoso is 24 kilometers and a short (about 10 minutes) ferry ride from Porto Seguro Airport, Brazil.

* Flights from U.S. or Europe to Porto Seguro Airport usually require a connection in Rio, São Paulo or Salvador. It's about 3 hours flight from São Paulo to Porto Seguro.
From November through February, many charter flights fly directly to Porto Seguro from Europe.

 

* Brazilian Tourism Institute: www.visitbrasil.com

Additional Info

  • Name: São João Batista Church
  • Location: Quadrado, main square in Trancoso, a district of Porto Seguro in southern Bahia, Brazil
  • Type: Landscape
  • Genre: City Wander