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Great Marketplace

Whether you come here to buy something or not, it'd worth coming to see the incredible handcraft... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Senhorpowers
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Top thing to do in Ouro Preto

My daughter and I took a bus from Belo Horizonte and spent the day in Ouro Preto. This is a... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Diane B
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16 Aug 2018
“Great Marketplace”
7 May 2018
“Top thing to do in Ouro Preto”
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Largo de Coimbra, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Whether you come here to buy something or not, it'd worth coming to see the incredible handcraft pieces. Watch the locals at work tapping the stonework in front of you while you pass through.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I took a bus from Belo Horizonte and spent the day in Ouro Preto. This is a charming town with beautiful Baroque Churches. We ate ice cream and walked the steep streets enjoying all of the amazing architecture. But we loved the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Diane B
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

It’s interesting to view local wares. The green soap stone is unique to OP. However, most of the products are repeated by each seller.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Such a Great Market for finding Local Artisans. Really enjoyable watching the artists work. Good prices if you search too!!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Senhorpowers
Reviewed 14 November 2015

very pretty soap stone artifacts at basement prices. You can also buy precious stones at very good prices. And the market is set in a plaza with a stunning view!

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Graciela J
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Beautiful gifts at reasonable prices from local people. Watch then carve animals out of stone, bang patterns into metal plates, engrave gifts. A beautiful market To browse around. You will not leave empty handed!!

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank PaulMarc
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

If there's one thing i regret is that I didn't buy any souvenirs there because i thought i would find for a better price somewhere else.. WRONG! :( if you wanna buy soapstone souvenirs, that's the place, they've got a quite big range of products...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 9 June 2015

Nice place for you to shop for your soapstone souvenir. Lots of vendors for you to choose from, and you're next to the Saint Francis of Assisi church, one of the most beautiful ones in the city.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Annex_BR
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