Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario, Ouro Preto

Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario was built by and for African slaves who were brought to Brazil, and is most famous for its images of black saints. The slaves have built the church at night, starting in 1700. Constructed form granite in Renaissance style, the church in its simple beauty displays gold plated altars, ceiling painting of Our Lady of the Rosary giving a bible and a rosary to the black saints, and stone arch with monumental painting of the 15 Mysteries of the Rosary. The second floor museum is dedicated to the history of black community. Put Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario into our Ouro Preto day trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • This church is differentiated because it was built by slaves and slaves. Besides the oval bandage, it presents several paintings that mimic the architecture of the other churches, the plaster, tiles, etc. Several black Saints. Heritage of our slaving history.
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  • The church replaced the primitive chapel, dated 1709 and in which, from 1731 to 1733, was guarded the Holy Sacrament when the construction of the matrix of the pillar. In return for this honeycomb, in 1753 was given the authorization for the construction of a more imposing temple, with the revolutionary plant for the time. The church is formed by two oval bodies embedded in each other, which form 1 8. The church is open for visitation from Tuesday to Sunday from 13h to 16h45, approximately.
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  • A beautiful church!
  • The church made for the black people, when they couldn't go to the same church as the white people.
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