Basilica Nossa Senhora Do Pilar

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  • Address: Praça Monsenhor Castilho Barbosa, 17 - Pilar, Ouro Preto - MG, 35400-000, Brazil
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  • Phone: +55-3135514736
  • Tags: Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids

Basílica Nossa Senhora do Pilar is a magnificent church in Ouro Preto, Brazil. Built around a chapel constructed in the early eighteenth century, this baroque style architecture is famous for its lavish interiors. The church was erected during the Gold Cycle and in the time when the religious orders built richer churches to compete with each other. Although the church looks quite simple from outside, its interiors leave you awestruck. Bathed in gold, the insides of the church let you know about the wealth owned by the religious orders during olden days. While the altar is the fine example of art, the detailed nave ceiling makes for a splendid sight to behold. The church has the Museum of Sacred Art of the Pillar in its sacristy which has a vast collection of eight thousand artifacts that include documents and garments from the 17th to 19th century. Visit this basilica when you are in the neighbourhood to witness a magnificent piece of structure.

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  • Basilica Nossa Senhora Do Pilar Address: Praça Monsenhor Castilho Barbosa, 17 - Pilar, Ouro Preto - MG, 35400-000, Brazil
  • Basilica Nossa Senhora Do Pilar Contact Number: +55-3135514736
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  • The most beautiful church in Ouro Preto.

  • Interesting church. Lots of gold leaf.

  • I'ts amazing, but no have much Sculptures

  • The most beautiful church in Ouro Preto for sure.

  • One of the most beautiful church in Our Preto!

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