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Great people watching in this historic plaza

We enjoyed taking in the overall vibe here--everything from the statue of Tiradentes, to the... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
ReillyPas
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Los Angeles
History and Arquitecture

Rich in history and Baroque arquitecture, the museum it a must and delicious restaurants near by... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Rafael L
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Orlando, Florida, USA
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Centro, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

We enjoyed taking in the overall vibe here--everything from the statue of Tiradentes, to the historic buildings, the street vendors and musicians, and the wayward tourists struggling to get just the right selfie. Of course you have to spend a little time here when you...More

Thank ReillyPas
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Rich in history and Baroque arquitecture, the museum it a must and delicious restaurants near by. The should stop the car traffic through that area, is hard to absorve the moment while worrying about been runner over by a car.

Thank Rafael L
Reviewed 25 January 2018 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

Thank richmou
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Safari500661
Reviewed 14 October 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,

Thank cathalmacdomhnaill
Reviewed 30 September 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.

Thank mikeazzo
Reviewed 31 August 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 22 July 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

Thank LisandroVoyager
Reviewed 22 May 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.

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 15 April 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...

Thank Eduardo_Soneca
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