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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
15 Apr 2017
“Worth the trip”
19 Dec 2016
“No steam train, not so interesting”
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Estacao Ferroviaria - Praca Juscelino Kubitschek, s/n, Mariana, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
(31) 3558-3104
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Its a very nice trip to make, although the famous "Maria Fumaça" the steam train, is no longer in use. Only bad thing is the long line on entrance (don't forget to buy the tickets online). Also a bit annoying is that there is a...More

3  Thank Hefaistos68
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Its a diesel engine driven train between Mariana and Ouro Preto, 40 or 60 (panoramic view vagon) R$ per peron. If you do this trip after having done the Sierra Verde Express from Curitiba to Morretes you will be bored. Not much to see

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Reviewed 1 February 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...More

1  Thank orchidist
Reviewed 21 August 2015

I was a little disappointed because the "Maria Fumaça" steam engine is out of service and has been replaced by a diesel engine.

1  Thank EnzioG
Reviewed 25 September 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...More

3  Thank Ellen_and_Pedro
Reviewed 4 September 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

1  Thank Maybelling
Reviewed 24 January 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!

3  Thank tiogegeca
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Brian T
21 September 2017|
Response from Hefaistos68 | Reviewed this property |
Its on the top of the page here (cant post links here)