Historical Cities of Ouro Preto and Mariana

Historical Cities of Ouro Preto and Mariana

Visit the historic cities of Ouro Preto, considered a World Heritage Site, and Mariana, the first capital of the state of Minas Gerais. Visit churches and museums and get to know the traditions that tell the specifics and portray the customs and histories of each of these cities

Itinerary
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Stop At: Centro Historico de Ouro Preto, Cidade de Ouro Preto, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais Brazil

Ouro Preto is located 90 km from the capital at an altitude of 1130 meters above sea level. Considered a World Heritage Site, it has several historical attractions

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Basilica of Nossa Senhora do Pilar, Travessa Lauro Barbosa 16 Bairro do Pilar, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000 Brazil

Visit the church considered the 2nd richest in gold in the country

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Church of Sao Francisco de Assis, Largo de Coimbra, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000 Brazil

Check out this historical church, with art works by the famous brazilian sculptor and architect, Aleijadinho.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Paróquia e Santuário de Nossa Senhora da Conceição - Ouro Preto/MG, Pça Antônio Dias, 09 - Ouro Preto, MG, 35400-000, Brazil

Visit the beautiful church with emphasis on the Aleijadinho Museum

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Museu da Inconfidencia, Praca Tiradentes 139, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000 Brazil

Visit the Museum of Inconfidence, the second most visited museum in the country, being a thematic museum that reports on the origins of Ouro Preto as economy, social life, civil construction and the inconfidents.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ouro Preto Theater, Rua Diogo de Vasconcelos, 328, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000 Brazil

Visit the Baroque theater which is the oldest operating theater in the Americas.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Mina de Ouro Santa Rita, Rua Santa Rita, 171 Bairro Padre Faria, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000 Brazil

Among the several gold mines that exist in the city of Ouro Preto, in Minas Gerais, the Santa Rita Mine is one of the definitive highlights. This is one of the oldest gold mines in Minas Gerais, excavated with the suffering of the slaves still during the first gold cycle in the state.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Centro Historico de Mariana, Mariana, State of Minas Gerais 35420-000 Brazil

After visiting Ouro Preto, you will head to Mariana, city that is 20 minutes from Ouro Preto. It was the 1st Capital of the State and the first headquarters of the archbishopric of Minas Gerais.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Praca Minas Gerais, Rua Dom Silverio, Mariana, State of Minas Gerais 35420-000 Brazil

Visit Minas Gerais Square, where the old Town Hall and Prison, São Francisco de Assis Church, Nossa Senhora do Carmo Church and Pelourinho are located.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Catedral Basilica da Se, Praca Claudio Manoel, Mariana, State of Minas Gerais 35420-000 Brazil

Get to know the Church Cathedral da Sé, with the emphasis on the German pipe organ.

Duration: 20 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"The specific departure time for this tour will be determined upon reconfirmation"
"We recommend using sunscreen, sunglasses, comfortable shoes."
"Entrance to the Nossa Senhora do Pilar Matrix costs BRL 10.00 per person."
"The entrance to the Church of St. Francisco of Assis costs BRL 10,00 per person."
"Entrance to the Museum of Inconfidence costs BRL 5.00 per person"
"The entrance to the Municipal Theater of Ouro Preto costs BRL 4,00 per person."
"Entrance to N. Sra. Do Carmo Church costs BRL 3.00 per person."
"Entrance to the Museum of Mineralogy costs BRL 10.00 per person."
"The above amounts must be paid locally and are subject to change without notice."
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Start Time: 08:00 AM
Duration: 10 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
* Round trip transportation to most downtown Belo Horizonte hotels
* The hotels located within the Avenida do Contorno or Praça da Liberdade are the hotels in the central area of Belo Horizonte, contemplating the districts Centro, Lourdes, Funcionários, Savassi, Barro Preto, among others.
* If your hotel is not inside this region, a meeting point will be provided. Please contact us to arrange the meeting point


Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • Round trip transportation to most downtown Belo Horizonte hotels
  • Professional guide

Not Included

  • Entrance fees to the visited atractions
  • Food and drinks
  • Optional tours

Facilities


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