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Praca Tiradentes

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Address: Centro, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000, Brazil
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Central Square of Ouro Preto

You will definitely want to see this place, it is the centre of town, surrounded by beautiful buildings, shops, cafes, restaurants etc.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

You will definitely want to see this place, it is the centre of town, surrounded by beautiful buildings, shops, cafes, restaurants etc.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

This is the center of the historic city into which the two roads from Belo Horizonte and Mariana come into town. Rather than having the statue of the revolutionary Tiradentes (an appellation that refers to the fact that to help people with infirmities in the face, he used to pull or "tira" teeth or "dentes" from their face) facing the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

Nice square in this colonial town. Quaint cobbled streets run of it. During the carnaval, the main stage is situated here. Nice atmosphere troughout the day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016 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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New York, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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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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