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Our Lady of Rosario dos Pretos church

Largo do Rosario, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000, Brazil
(31) 3551-4736
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Nice architecture

Great architecture in this small quiet relaxing area great for even just passing through while... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2017
Mark O
via mobile
Wonderful

This is a beautiful church built by the african slaves that worked the gold mines in Ouro Preto... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2015
Graciela J
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Pinamar, Argentina
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Tue-Sat 12pm-4.45pm, Sun 1pm-3.30pm
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
5 Jan 2017
“Nice architecture ”
14 Nov 2015
“Wonderful”
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Largo do Rosario, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Great architecture in this small quiet relaxing area great for even just passing through while checking the area out a very well kept church

Thank Mark O
Reviewed 15 November 2015

This is a beautiful church built by the african slaves that worked the gold mines in Ouro Preto. Simple and lovely.

Thank Graciela J
Reviewed 22 August 2015

The architecture of this chuch is peculiar and very beautiful. The interior decoration is remarkable;

Thank analucia0liveira
Reviewed 19 November 2014

Impressive to know the church was built for the slaves. The paitings in the walls are wonderful. Gorgeous wood art work.

Thank PAULA B
Reviewed 14 November 2014

The photos of this church absolutely do not do it justice. It is gorgeous, and my equal favourite in Ouro Preto, tied with Sao Francisco de Assis. The church is located a little further away from the centre of town in a fairly quiet square....More

Thank Mollusclove
Reviewed 20 December 2013

Although it does not have the splendor of others, it is a remarkable and beautiful church, with history to match

Thank alexandrebrasil1971
Reviewed 10 August 2013

It took me three days to get inside this church. The hours of opening are wrong. The church seems to be closed now to visitors. I went once in the morning, once in the afternoon, and both times it was closed. I waited over an...More

Thank lucero65
Reviewed 23 February 2013

The uniqueness of this church is its shape. It's one of the few oval churches in the world. There is another very similar near Ouro Preto, in Mariana City (São Pedro dos Clérigos). It's worth visiting both to compare. I think there is one oval...More

Thank CesarMRios
Reviewed 22 July 2012

The small, intriguing Church of Our Lady of the Rosary of the Blacks was inaugurated by slaves in 1785, some of whom bought their freedom with the gold they found in Ouro Preto. According to legend, the church's interior is bare because the slaves ran...More

1  Thank RobertoAlbuquerque
Reviewed 24 January 2012

But very rich nevertheless. If it's open go everywhere inside. Very interesting architecture _ round spaces as in a rosary.

Thank tiogegeca
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