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Praca Tiradentes

Centro, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Central Square

Not a place to linger it's a main square with a number of tourist shops and a statue, and more... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Center of town

Unavoidable if in OP. Adjacent businesses sell stones/jewelry, souvenirs, etc. Many good food... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not a place to linger it's a main square with a number of tourist shops and a statue, and more importantly it's a traffic hub with cars traversing the area. The roads leading off of here is were the historical areas are and are less...More

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Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

Unavoidable if in OP. Adjacent businesses sell stones/jewelry, souvenirs, etc. Many good food options within easy walking distance.

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Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

Lovely place to visit,,,,my Brazilian friends insisted ,,,when we arrived I thought I was in Kerry ,Ireland,,pony and trap joy rides every where ,lots of bars,casual restaurants,,friendly people and musical band playing on the square made for a lovely memorable visit,

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Reviewed September 30, 2017

Everything else is up and down so this can be quite a tiring place! It is like stepping back in town however and worth visiting the museums and other towns in the area.

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Reviewed August 30, 2017

This vast, cobbled plaza sits on a plateau in the middle of Ouro Preto, with many arteries shooting off down very, very steep hills. The centrepiece is an unremarkable statue, with the city museum standing at one end and the science museum at the other....More

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Reviewed July 21, 2017

To be seen both by day and by night per the illuminations. At night there are concerts staged in this plaza and a famous sambista drew a well behaved crowd of students that filled up the plaza. Streets are rough cobblestones in many areas hard...More

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Reviewed May 22, 2017

You can't get anywhere in Ouro Preto without passing through Praça Tiradentes, probably by design. It has a good layout, pretty architecture, and great for people-watching.

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Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

The most important place in Ouro Preto City, it is your tourist card around the world. A big place in down town with very importants history constructions around...

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Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Nice place, good staring point for most attractions in Ouro Preto. A bit annoying are the tourist guides and the guys trying to lure you to a certain restaurant. Traffic is a huge issue as there is an in and out of cars to all...More

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Reviewed March 13, 2017

historical place with atmosphere. Very steep streets on which driving a car especially after the rain you have to do carefully.

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