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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Ouro Preto, Brazil

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  1. Igreja Nossa Senhora Do Pilar

    #1 of 21 Things To Do in Ouro Preto
    Igreja Nossa Senhora Do Pilar

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Tv. Barbosa, s/n - Pilar, Ouro Preto - MG, 35400-970, Brazil

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:45 pm Details

    The church replaced a late 17th century chapel when it was built, between 1711 and 1733. But the lavish interior you see today was created over the course of a few more decades, and the church did not...Read more

  2. Conspiracy Museum

    #2 of 21 Things To Do in Ouro Preto
    Conspiracy Museum

    Tags: Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Praca Tiradentes, 139 - Centro, Ouro Preto - MG, 35400-000, Brazil

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    In the 18th century, a famous separatist movement tried to gain Brazil's independence from Portugal. This became known as the Minas Conspiracy. The revolution failed, and its protagonists were execute...Read more

  3. Casa Dos Contos

    #3 of 21 Things To Do in Ouro Preto
    Casa Dos Contos

    Tags: Historical Site

    Address: R. San Jose, 12 - Centro, Ouro Preto - MG, 35400-000, Brazil

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This beautiful Baroque house was built in the late 18th century as the residence of the local tax collector. Later, as the location of the royal treasury and the Gold Quartermaster, the house gained i...Read more

  4. Praca Tiradentes

    #4 of 21 Things To Do in Ouro Preto
    Praca Tiradentes

    Tags: Square

    Address: Praca Tiradentes, Ouro Preto - MG, 35400-000, Brazil

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The square is the heart of the city and also an important historical site. It was here that the leader of the Minas conspiracy, Joaquim Jose da Silva Xavier, was executed by beheading.There is a monum...Read more

  5. Igreja San Francisco De Assis

    #5 of 21 Things To Do in Ouro Preto
    Igreja San Francisco De Assis

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Ouro Preto - MG, 35400-000, Brazil

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This beautiful 18th century Rococo Catholics church was unique when first built in Brazil. Though it is not very large, it is considered to be a masterpiece by Brazilian sculptor and artist Antonio Fr...Read more

  6. Minas Chico Rei

    #6 of 21 Things To Do in Ouro Preto
    Minas Chico Rei

    Tags: Tunnel

    Address: R. Dom Silverio, 108 - Antônio Dias, Ouro Preto - MG, 35400-000, Brazil

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This legendary gold excavation tunnel belonged to a slave-turned-king now called Chico Rei. He was among the tribe of slaves brought here sometime in the past, from Africa, who eventually gain his fre...Read more

  7. Museum Of Science And Technology School Of Mines - Minerology Sector

    #7 of 21 Things To Do in Ouro Preto
    Museum Of Science And Technology School Of Mines - Minerology Sector

    Tags: Museum, Science Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Praca Tiradentes, 20 - Centro, Ouro Preto - MG, 35400-000, Brazil

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm Details

    The School of Mines was founded in 1875, By the French scientist Claude Henri Gorceix. Ever since then it has been enriched by donations every year by students and teachers and visitors. It is now one...Read more

  8. Passeio De Maria Fumaca Ate Mariana

    #8 of 21 Things To Do in Ouro Preto
    Passeio De Maria Fumaca Ate Mariana

    Tags: Mountain, View Point, Waterfall, Nature

    Address: Praca Cesario Alvim - Estacao Ferroviaria, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This is short but sweet tourist attraction. It's basically a short train ride, but you take it in a 1949 locomotive and rails themselves were laid down down in the late 19th century. The trail is abou...Read more

  9. Oratory Museum

    #9 of 21 Things To Do in Ouro Preto
    Oratory Museum

    Tags: Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Adro da Igreja do Carmo, 28, Ouro Preto - MG, 35400-000, Brazil

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Oratories are small altarpieces that have a particular use. They are artifacts that began in the Middle Ages. Brought to Brazil by Portuguese colonizers, over the centuries they became part of the reg...Read more

  10. Igreja Nossa Senhora Do Carmo

    #10 of 21 Things To Do in Ouro Preto
    Igreja Nossa Senhora Do Carmo

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Rua Brigadeiro Musqueira, s/n - centro, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:45 pm Details

    This was one of the last baroque churches in the area. It was built in rococo style, and is significantly less gilded than other such churches in the city. It was designed by master colonial architect...Read more

  11. Bobadela Street

    #11 of 21 Things To Do in Ouro Preto
    Bobadela Street

    Tags: Shopping Center, Streets, Souvenir Shop

    Address: Rua Direita, Ouro Preto

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is the best place in the city to buy souvenirs. It is also one of the best places to eat. And one of the best places for your general shopping. It is also the location of some of the city's most ...Read more

  12. Aleijadinho Museum

    #12 of 21 Things To Do in Ouro Preto
    Aleijadinho Museum

    Tags: Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Praca de Antonio Dias, 9 - Antonio Dias, Ouro Preto - MG, 35400-000, Brazil

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Aleijadinho was a master colonial architect who specialized in Baroque and Rococo styles. This museum, opened in 1968, was named after him. It is a collection of his works, as well as other associated...Read more

  13. Church Our Lady Of The Rosary Of The Blacks

    #13 of 21 Things To Do in Ouro Preto
    Church Our Lady Of The Rosary Of The Blacks

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Largo do Rosario, Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:45 pm Details

    The Brotherhood of Our Lady of the Rosary of Black Men Was founded in the year 1715. In 1753, they were allowed to build a church of their own. The church you see today was completed in 1822. As a rel...Read more

  14. Santa Efigenia Church

    #14 of 21 Things To Do in Ouro Preto
    Santa Efigenia Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Rua Santa Efigenia, s / n | Alto da Cruz, Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil

    Timings: 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Details

    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...Read more

  15. Mina Du Veloso

    #15 of 21 Things To Do in Ouro Preto
    Mina Du Veloso

    Tags: Mine

    Address: R. Levindo Inácio André, 19 - São Cristóvão, Ouro Preto - MG, 35400-000, Brazil

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    In the early 19th century Colonel José Carmo Veloso was a wealthy owner of a large network of mines. This mine is just one of them, but it is a comprehensively developed enough attraction, carv...Read more

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