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Historical-archaeological site of gold mining in the 18th century. Former mining complex located at the foot of the hillside of the Serra de Ouro Preto, orally known as mine of 'Encardideira' or 'Chico Rei'.
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Rua Dom Silverio 159 | Ponte da 'Encardideira', Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000, Brazil
Paulinho was our guide and his knowkedge and passion was impressive. It was rather an emotional experience while going through part of the history of those that worked really hard on the mines hundreds of years ago. (Slavery work) very interesting tour. Can’t recommend enough.