Santa Efigenia Church

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  • Address: Rua Santa Efigenia, s / n | Alto da Cruz, Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Timings: 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +55-3135515047
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Architecture

This church is as popular for its history and architecture as for the views from the churchyard. Set up on top of a hill climbed up via an aging staircase, the 18th century church towers over the city, of it has magnificent panoramas. The legend says the church was built by the very slave would come to be known as Chico King. No it is simple looking from the outside, like other churches in the city it is lavishly decorated on the inside.Its main feature is the main altar inside, which is gilded, ornately sculpted, and has angels fluttering above. The charges also famous for its apparent Chinese influences from Macau. On the day of Our Lady of the Rosary, a pantomime of Chico King and his procession is organised at the church - a wildly entertaining sight.

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  • Santa Efigenia Church Address: Rua Santa Efigenia, s / n | Alto da Cruz, Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Santa Efigenia Church Contact Number: +55-3135515047
  • Santa Efigenia Church Timing: 08:30 am - 04:30 pm
  • Best time to visit Santa Efigenia Church(preferred time): 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Santa Efigenia Church: 00:30 Mins
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  • 10.86% of people who visit Ouro Preto include Santa Efigenia Church in their plan

  • 83.33% of people start their Santa Efigenia Church visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Santa Efigenia Church

Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday

50% of people prefer walking in order to reach Santa Efigenia Church

People normally club together Mina Du Veloso and Praca Tiradentes while planning their visit to Santa Efigenia Church.

People also prefer to start their day with Santa Efigenia Church.

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