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Santo Antonio Church

Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Show Luzes e Cores (Lights and Colors show) and Concerto de Orgão

We visited the Church in a Tuesday evening for the guided tour (lights and colors show) and for the... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Sao Paulo, SP
Impressive church

Gold everywhere and an incredible architecture inside. The most beautiful place im tiradentes. It... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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  • Average4%
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“great view”(3 reviews)
“organ concert”(3 reviews)
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Rua Padre Toledo, Tiradentes, State of Minas Gerais 36325-000, Brazil
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 July 2012

Beautiful church constructed in 1732 with the richest gold foil interior of any church in Brazil. Although no photography allowed inside, definitely worth a visit. Try to be there during the organ concerts ....

1  Thank RobertoAlbuquerque
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 25 September 2014

The church sits high on a terrible colina to be reached on foot. admission is paid. Impossible for handicapped. There are irregular stone stairs. The view is horrible.

1  Thank MarcusPinto
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

We visited the Church in a Tuesday evening for the guided tour (lights and colors show) and for the Organ concert. I recomended it, because the church is very, very beautiful, you learn local history and can listen to a very old organ (1785). Points...More

Thank adrijunq
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Gold everywhere and an incredible architecture inside. The most beautiful place im tiradentes. It worth paying the fee to get in and also to pay the guide a nice money

Thank patricklops
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Built by slaves in the 18th century, during the golden age in Brazil. Lots of gold, beautiful painted ceiling, original hardwood floor. Great view from up there.

1  Thank MariseCaetano
Reviewed 8 February 2018

This is an over-the-top church. Too bad photos are not allowed, you just have to remember it. One word: gold! This makes Tiradentes a village not too be missed.

Thank TravelingCat22
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

More than a Saint Antonio Church, this religious monument is called Matriz, which is the second highest nomination after a Cathedral ! This church has perhaps more gold than any other in the region of historic cities of Minas Gerais. Not only the walls, but...More

Thank nelsoncerq
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Absolut worth a visit!! Old and rich for history. Church is made by slaves in 18th century. The slaves who build the church are burried in the church. You can see the graves because it it the floor you walk on. They are numbered which...More

Thank dokidurf
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed visiting this church. We had a guide who was very efficient and helped us to have a better understanding of the history of this nice place to visit in Minas Gerais. We hope to come back again

Thank Leo T
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Our guide was most knowledgeable and enriched our understanding of the building, the rites and the attraction it has g for its visitors.

Thank Leona F
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This is one amazing tourist attraction you have to see when visiting Tiradentes. I was in awe the whole time I was there. You have to pay a small fee to get into the church and when inside, taking pictures is strictly forbiden.

Thank Thokozani M
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Delightful evening of organ music together with a soprano soloist. The musicians and the organ are in the back of the church and the wooden pews faced forwards, so the seating was unconfortable, to say the least. But hearing an organ that has been in...More

Thank John G
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