• Short Summary

    QUEEN ELIZABETH AND PRINCE PHILIP YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) TOURED THE BEAUTY SPOTS OF RIO DE JANEIRO - BUT ARE REPORTED TO HAVE RECEIVED A LESS ENTHUSIASTIC WELCOME THAN THOSE RECEIVED AT OTHER BRAZILIAN CITIES SO FAR IN THEIR VISIT.

  • Description

    QUEEN ELIZABETH AND PRINCE PHILIP YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) TOURED THE BEAUTY SPOTS OF RIO DE JANEIRO - BUT ARE REPORTED TO HAVE RECEIVED A LESS ENTHUSIASTIC WELCOME THAN THOSE RECEIVED AT OTHER BRAZILIAN CITIES SO FAR IN THEIR VISIT.

    THE BRITISH ROYAL COUPLE OPENED THEIR SIGHTSEEING DRIVE AT THE BELVEDERE DONA MARTA, A SUMMIT 400 METRES (1,300 FEET) HIGH, AND COMMANDING PANORAMIC VIEWS ALL OVER THE CITY.

    THE QUEEN AND DUKE OF EDINBURGH THEN TRAVELLED TO THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY BRAZILIAN BAROQUE CHURCH OF OUR LADY OF GLORY. THE CHURCH OVERLOOKS RIO BAY. THE ROYAL COUPLE SPENT SOME TIME INSPECTIONS THE INTERIOR OF THE CHURCH.

    THEY THEN VISITED THE LANDLOCKED RODRIGO DE FREITAS LAKE, ONE OF THE PRINCIPAL SCENIC SPOTS OF RIO DE JANEIRO.

    IN THE CITY CENTRE, THE QUEEN AND HER HUSBAND SPENT SOME TIME AT THE MODERN ART MUSEUM.

    SHE UNDERTOOK ONE OFFICIAL ENGAGEMENT -- SHE UNVEILED A PLAQUE COMMEMORATING HER VISIT AT THE SITE OF A NEW BRIDGE WHICH WILL CROSS RIO HARBOUR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE5BN15CMKD7KX3LNC1GYNFCL7
    Media URN:
    VLVAE5BN15CMKD7KX3LNC1GYNFCL7
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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