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Address: Centro, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Birth of Brazil's History

This is in the heart of Ouro Preto! Here you will find museums, many restaurants, pubs, many handcraft shop that sells soapstone and leather souvenirs. The best way to visit is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Aluizio B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is in the heart of Ouro Preto! Here you will find museums, many restaurants, pubs, many handcraft shop that sells soapstone and leather souvenirs. The best way to visit is walking on the steep streets. Should you need a bilingual tour guide you will not need to go further. They are around offering their service. Do not forget to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful place, nice proportions- very clean and European. Traffic slows down around the square which makes it possible to cross the street. Lots of shopping and stopping around

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

This is the starting point for every visit to Ouro Preto. It is the place where people hang out after a long walk and meeting point. The city government finally removed regular parking there and people have more freedom around there now. It is beautiful during the day and at night time. In one end of the square you have... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

The Praca Tiradentes is surrounded by lovely old houses. In fact, the whole centre of Ouro Preto is very well preserved, colorful and simply stunning. It has loads of character and deserves a 2 day visit.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This square is the must go of the city. It is a meeting point that is surrounded by impressive museums and churches.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The entire Ouro Preto city is a very interesting place, churches, all from 16th century.. fantastic trip back in time

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Lambersart, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

Amazing place when we arrived in the afternoon and also beautiful at night. With all the lights it was very nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The citadel at the top end, the Museum of Inconfidência (Betrayal) at the bottom, colorful buildings on either side make this beautiful city square unforgettable -like a stage where local life is on parade.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The square is large and imposing, and after all the baroque decoration of the churches in Our Preto, is is refreshingly austere. The various shops and eating places are amusing to visit and their decor and goods do not impinge upon the beauty of the square.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Crossing the road can be a bit dicey and working out the rights of way for traffic takes some getting used to but if you make it to the monument in the middle it's a great place to sit and watch the world go by for a bit.

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