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Steam train to Ouro Preto

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Address: Estacao Ferroviaria - Praca Juscelino Kubitschek, s/n, Mariana, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Phone Number: (31) 3558-3104
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We visited Mariana and took the train back to Ouro Preto. The train is nicely renovated (or new in an old style) and it is definitely a fun way of getting from one place to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 24, 2013
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

The train ride is pleasant enough but more could be done to make it better such as written guides. The cost for the hour long trip is reasonable and a nice alternative to the local bus. The historical area of Mariana is quite nice but much more limited that nearby Ouro Preto.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I was a little disappointed because the "Maria Fumaça" steam engine is out of service and has been replaced by a diesel engine.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

We visited Mariana and took the train back to Ouro Preto. The train is nicely renovated (or new in an old style) and it is definitely a fun way of getting from one place to another and you do get prettier views from the train than from the road. If you are in Ouro Preto/Mariana during the weekend (fri-sun) and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Great landscapes, beautiful cities, traín in pefect condition It was a perfect place to visit in a short time. I strongly recomend this trip

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

Take your time for this trip. Best way to visit Mariana from Ouro Preto! Don't miss the waterfalls. The train goes through a deep valley as if it were a river!

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