Trip Planner: South America / Brazil / State of Minas Gerais / Ouro Preto / Centro Historico de Ouro Preto
At Centro Historico de Ouro Preto you can see why this is one of Brazil's best-preserved colonial towns and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Praised for its outstanding Baroque architecture and its well-preserved cobblestoned streets, this central zone of the city has long been a popular destination for travelers from around the world. Walk through the heart of this old mining town to see numerous churches, many dating from the earliest colonial days. There are several museums located in this area, where you can take guided tours designed to teach you all about the city’s and the region’s rich cultural, religious, and artistic heritage. This downtown area is also home to numerous shops, restaurants, bars, bookstores, and hotels. Plan your visit to Centro Historico de Ouro Preto and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Ouro Preto trip itinerary planner.
Centro Historico de Ouro Preto Reviews
I strongly suggest hiring an official local guide from your hotel attendants. Wear comfortable shoes, light clothing and plenty of water. The place is not flat. The place is safe. And clean too. more »
We can visit and revisit this place a million times. Its gorgeous and reminds you of a time when the city was the richest in the Country more »
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