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Steam train to Sao Joao del Rei

Praca da Estacao | Estacao Ferroviaria Tiradentes, Tiradentes, State of Minas Gerais 36307-302, Brazil
+55 32 3355-2789
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Trip to the past

Besides being built by D. Pedro II remains one of the best and well preserved steam train in the... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Gutenberg L
Dinner

Very bad experience waiting for our main course more than 90 minutes. A planned highlight turned to... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
Renier S
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Sun 11am and 2pm
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Praca da Estacao | Estacao Ferroviaria Tiradentes, Tiradentes, State of Minas Gerais 36307-302, Brazil
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Besides being built by D. Pedro II remains one of the best and well preserved steam train in the world. It was a beautiful experience especially for my children

Thank Gutenberg L
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Very bad experience waiting for our main course more than 90 minutes. A planned highlight turned to disappointment. Won't recommend this place at all.

Thank Renier S
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Nice steam train trip, but there's not much to see on the way. At Tiradentes station you can see the locomotive maneuvers on the turntable, which is nice. Locals are very friendly and happy to interact with the tourists. You should try to avoid the...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

The trip from São João Del Rei to Tiradentes (and vice versa) is lovely! The train travels slowly, so you will be able to appreciate the view, which consists of farms, some mountains and, of course, the local fauna and flora. The locals are welcoming...More

Thank Gislaine V
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The best way to go from Sao Joao dei Rei to Tiradentes is by Maria Fumaca train. The ride lasts for around 35 minutes and it costs 60 reals for return ticket. We went 20 mins before to train station and it was pretty much...More

Thank Marija K
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Fantastic old steam train, lovely ride through the town and countryside to Tiradentes. Do try to buy your tickets early and get to the station a half an hour ahead on busy weekends to get the seats you want.

Thank Grantedwards358
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

The SJDR train station is located in Downtown. Accessible to everyone, and the ride on this train is very affordable. It takes less than an hour to get to Tiradentes (only destination) and the views are impressive. The train leaves the station three to four...More

Thank Liv R
Reviewed 14 July 2015

I did the enjoyable ride from Tiradentes to Sao Joao del Rei. It is an invitation to return in time where many things used to depend on the rail (less than nowadays, at least in Brazil). The landscape itself are beautiful and attractive, but the...More

Thank RT_sam_RT
Reviewed 14 July 2015

It is worthy it to travel in time and go from São João del Rey to Tiradentes by train. Also because of the view, it is a very typical landscape from Minas Gerais. The tip is to never travel in the first cars. The smoke...More

1  Thank Erika_alvesferreira
Reviewed 1 July 2015

The steam train from Sao Joao del Rei to Tiradentes is an absolute must, if you are in the area. The carraiges and the locomotives are kept in beautiful condition. My girlfriend and I travelled on it to Tiradentes, and the journey gave you wonderful...More

Thank Dale S
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