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Lovely baroque town worth a visit

Mariana is the oldest town in the State of Minas Gerais. It used to be the state's capital founded... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2016
Lids745
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Melbourne, Australia
So beautiful

The place to visit when you arrive by train. Go right after the train station and go straight. This... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2015
fabien2lambersart
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Lambersart, France
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27 Nov 2016
“Lovely baroque town worth a visit”
28 Jun 2016
“The highlight but watch out the street sellers”
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Rua Dom Silverio, Mariana, State of Minas Gerais 35420-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

Mariana is the oldest town in the State of Minas Gerais. It used to be the state's capital founded in 1696, but Belo Horizonte took over this status. Mariana retains baroque characteristics in its churches, buildings and museums. Much more 'chilled' than its sister town,...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2016

This is by far the nicest lookout the city has to offer but there is an army of tour guides and sellers trying to make their living. I do believe that the may not have many job opportunities but some tourists just want to enjoy...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

The place to visit when you arrive by train. Go right after the train station and go straight. This place is so beautiful!! We had hot weather too.

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Reviewed 21 February 2015

This square transports you back to a former age. It is flanked by churches, one of which is not open and appears to need renovation, and a museum. However, the square is atmospheric and looks over the newer part of the town. Cobbled streets lead...More

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