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Igreja Nossa Senhora do Carmo

Rua Brigadeiro Musqueira s/n, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000, Brazil
+55 31 3551 5369
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Stunning church

This really amazing church is more like an opera house inside, the way the curved balconies are... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Jarko2015
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Not just another church

The guide stopped and i thought another church, as there are 13 churches and 9 chapels in Ouro... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2016
Darryl S
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Melbourne, Australia
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Tue-Sat 12pm-4.45pm, Sun 9.30am-4.45pm
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
31 Aug 2017
“Stunning church”
28 Apr 2016
“Not just another church”
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Rua Brigadeiro Musqueira s/n, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

This really amazing church is more like an opera house inside, the way the curved balconies are arranged. It costs BR10.00 to visit and is only open in the afternoons. The ticket office is actually a few doors down from the church itself. There's no...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2016

The guide stopped and i thought another church, as there are 13 churches and 9 chapels in Ouro Preto. Many are in need of support and others are undergoing refurbishment and given enough time they will each have a story to tell and show. The...More

Thank Darryl S
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Amazing building with a beautiful facade. Simple and colorful. This church is small but full of art, starting with the interior door painted with religious themes.

Thank MTorre
Reviewed 1 February 2016

We saved this church for last and almost missed it which would have been a shame as it is very beautifully decorated and very historically significant. It was the only church that had the history and full explanation of the interior written out in English...More

Thank orchidist
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Built on top of a hill, with a convent aside. Located at 50 meters from the plaza. Beautiful view of the city. It has a lot of beautiful details and a Portuguese design from 1600.

Thank EMILE D
Reviewed 22 August 2015

This baroque church is gorgeous; it offers a good view of the city. The interior decoration is very beautiful.

Thank analucia0liveira
Reviewed 31 January 2015

It is not a good idea to visit all the churches in Our Preto on one day, or the excess of gold decoration becomes overwhelming. This church is particularly lovely, and indeed is now designated a basilica. It is superbly richly decorated so one needs...More

Thank dalmunzie
Reviewed 31 January 2015

The church is another example of Baroque architecture with roccoco embellishments. There is a very ornate fountain inside which one might be frightened to drink from!

Thank dalmunzie
Reviewed 5 January 2015

The ceilings, the altar,everything magnificently ornated, Portuguese tiles decorating the sides of the altar. It's unique in all Minas Grerais state. The church is in good condition, well restored.

Thank TQB
Reviewed 19 November 2014

The architecture and art work are marvelous. The sculpture, the wood art work and the wall and celiling paintings are fantastic.

Thank PAULA B
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