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Our Lady of Rosario dos Pretos church

Praca Padre Lourival, Tiradentes, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
31994528115
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Lovely small church

We were greeted by a friendly dog. The interior is well preserved, with original hardwood floors... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MariseCaetano
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Petropolis, RJ
Less expensive, less to expect

Well, if you are in Tiradentes make sure you have smaller bills to pay entrances to church and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nelson C
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Tue-Sun 10am-5pm
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Praca Padre Lourival, Tiradentes, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were greeted by a friendly dog. The interior is well preserved, with original hardwood floors. The painted ceilings are beautiful.

Thank MariseCaetano
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well, if you are in Tiradentes make sure you have smaller bills to pay entrances to church and museum. Nothing is free, only the squares! I learned that if you pay more for Saint Antonio, then the Black Rosario being cheaper offer less, actually in...More

Thank Nelson C
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Reviewed July 18, 2017

The history of the construction of this church is amazing - that's where "lavar a égua" local expression comes from. Find out why by yourself. The church is beautiful. A MUST see.

Thank fmguarda
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Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

The history of Brazil is built on social disparity and slavery was predominant for many years. This church was built by the slaves in their 'free time'. It is beautiful yet poor but you feel the passion and the pain still to these days. Worth...More

Thank Mauro G
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Reviewed October 19, 2015

Builded in the 17th century this church was dedicated to the saint that protected the slaves. It is located in the historicla center of Tiradentes, within walking distance form the main square.

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Reviewed June 23, 2015

Its a very beautiful and quiet church. Better ask a guide to speak of the interesting tales about this church and its archtecture. Do not miss it. If u like taking pics walk around the place and one can find great spots.

Thank Ettorevianna
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Reviewed August 24, 2014

This smallish church stands out both for its particular architecture, it's very interesting interior and it's history, as it was built in the off hours by local mine slaves that sneaked gold under their nails, etc to decorate its interior. I would suggest it as...More

Thank sammdchile
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Reviewed January 5, 2012

The church was built by African slaves brought to our country. Though not a religious person myself, I was moved by the history of the church (slaves building it at night, when they could), and also loved to see black saint icons. A small church...More

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Reviewed January 1, 2012

All churches of Tiradentes are worth paying a visit. This is no exception, the ceilings and altars are special.

Thank TQB
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