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Stunning church

This really amazing church is more like an opera house inside, the way the curved balconies are... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Not just another church

The guide stopped and i thought another church, as there are 13 churches and 9 chapels in Ouro... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2016
Darryl S
Melbourne, Australia
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Aug 31, 2017
“Stunning church”
Feb 18, 2018
“Disappointing....Closed Mid-day”
Tue-Sat 12pm-4.45pm, Sun 9.30am-4.45pm
Rua Brigadeiro Musqueira s/n, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000, Brazil
City Center
+55 31 3551 5369
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

We arrived at the site on a Saturday when it was closed between 11 and 1 and did not make it back during our time in Ouro Preto with so many other sites and churches to see. The veranda around the church is a scenic...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

This really amazing church is more like an opera house inside, the way the curved balconies are arranged. It costs BR10.00 to visit and is only open in the afternoons. The ticket office is actually a few doors down from the church itself. There's no...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2016

The guide stopped and i thought another church, as there are 13 churches and 9 chapels in Ouro Preto. Many are in need of support and others are undergoing refurbishment and given enough time they will each have a story to tell and show. The...More

Thank Darryl S
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Amazing building with a beautiful facade. Simple and colorful. This church is small but full of art, starting with the interior door painted with religious themes.

Thank MTorre
Reviewed 1 February 2016

We saved this church for last and almost missed it which would have been a shame as it is very beautifully decorated and very historically significant. It was the only church that had the history and full explanation of the interior written out in English...More

Thank orchidist
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Built on top of a hill, with a convent aside. Located at 50 meters from the plaza. Beautiful view of the city. It has a lot of beautiful details and a Portuguese design from 1600.

Reviewed 22 August 2015

This baroque church is gorgeous; it offers a good view of the city. The interior decoration is very beautiful.

Thank analucia0liveira
Reviewed 31 January 2015

It is not a good idea to visit all the churches in Our Preto on one day, or the excess of gold decoration becomes overwhelming. This church is particularly lovely, and indeed is now designated a basilica. It is superbly richly decorated so one needs...More

Thank dalmunzie
Reviewed 31 January 2015

The church is another example of Baroque architecture with roccoco embellishments. There is a very ornate fountain inside which one might be frightened to drink from!

Thank dalmunzie
Reviewed 5 January 2015

The ceilings, the altar,everything magnificently ornated, Portuguese tiles decorating the sides of the altar. It's unique in all Minas Grerais state. The church is in good condition, well restored.

Thank TQB
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