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Sao Jose Fountain

Rua do Chafariz, Tiradentes, State of Minas Gerais 36325-000, Brazil
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The most famous spot

At first glance, it doesn't look like a great spot to be so famous. Best enjoyed during the day... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
André M
via mobile
Not renovated

Unfortunately the fountain it is not renovated, no explanations nearby, nor any... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
adrijunq
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good36%
  • Average30%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
19 Mar 2018
“Historical site”
7 Feb 2018
“Very original”
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Rua do Chafariz, Tiradentes, State of Minas Gerais 36325-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At first glance, it doesn't look like a great spot to be so famous. Best enjoyed during the day, tour around the construction and have a picnic.

Thank André M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately the fountain it is not renovated, no explanations nearby, nor any incentives/recomendations to stop by and watch. One can only imagine how it was in the past.

Thank adrijunq
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Poor place not conserved and with no explanation of the historic meaning of the monument. Should gather more attention from the locals

Thank ppl1986
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Only a short 5 minute walk downhill from Santo Antonio church and located on the edge of town. Constructed in 1749 the fountain has three sections - one for drinking , one for the horses and the other for washing clothes. Fountain was fully working...More

Thank Mark R
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

Not the most beautiful fountain but so original: the facade is for humans to drink from, on the left, the same fountain is for horses and on the right side, it is to wash clothes.

Thank TravelingCat22
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

It is a nice fontain where the people use (d) to get their water. It looks old and ofcource because we go back to the 18th century. This small village is very cozy included their inhabitents. Tiradentes is very rich of history and so many...More

Thank dokidurf
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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately this place has been left to ruins. There is no indication who built the fountain. It is not worth paying a visit.

Thank Paulo S
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Nice stop to see one of the oldest fountains in Minas. It still contains some religious images which makes it unique. Locals have superstition about drinking from each one of the three spouts. There's a short hike behind the fountain that leads to the water...More

Thank fmguarda
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Wonderful atmosphere! Is a film scenary. Pays off to Go with horse carriage. You will feel in the 1700s.

Thank Gutenberg L
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Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

This is the first fountain I've seen in my life where it combines three purposes: drinking for humans, for horses and to wash laundry. It is purposefully set up with three different environments. When we visited it was full of water and perfectly functioning. Relatively...More

Thank Mauro G
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