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Our Lady of Merces dos Pretos Crioulos church

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Address: Largo das Merces, Tiradentes, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Sat-Sun 8am-4pm

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Interesting church

The chapel was made at night by slaves (because they were working in the daytime - duh). It kept my kids' interest, which is a plus!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 July 2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

To learn how the slaves who worked at the gold extraction mines smuggled gold to build their little church was very interesting. History class!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014

The chapel was made at night by slaves (because they were working in the daytime - duh). It kept my kids' interest, which is a plus!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2012

Barroc style, beautiful ceiling paintings, simple and lovely.

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