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Our Lady of Carmo church

Rua Brigadeiro Musqueira, s/n, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Ranked #6 of 47 Attractions in Ouro Preto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural
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Owner description: Tue-Sat 12pm-4.45pm, Sun 9.30am-4.45pm

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Philadelphia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

This is another beautiful church in Ouro Preto. Some of the elements were made by Antonio Francisco Lisboa, (O Aleijadinho) and also his father. Most interesting is the para-vento facade which is an additional door separating the church from the outer door.

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North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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301 helpful votes 301 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

The blue Delft-like tiles at the sanctuary are, for me, the best part of this church which originated as a Carmelite convent. Entry costs 2Rs and that is cheap so it is worth a quick visit. There are numerous other churches in Ouro Preto to visit.

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Brasil
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46 reviews 46 reviews
29 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

Baroque architecture, Ataíde paintings and sculptures by master Aleijadinho. to visit it you feel in the seventeenth century.

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96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

Go and seat anywhere inside. No need to hear the local guides buble talk. Just stare every detail inside-out this incredible church. Notice the porcelain tiles. Check the thickness of the walls. Go behind the altar etc.

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