Open door at the entrance of the church of São Francisco de Assis in Ouro Preto, showing the bas-relief and circular bell towers.

Tour around colonial Ouro Preto in Minas Gerais

Minas Gerais is home to one of Brazil’s most impressive cities, heir to its colonial past. In other words, Ouro Preto, meaning Black Gold in Portuguese, is a destination you can’t miss when in the South American country. Surely, its winding streets and tiled Baroque colonial buildings, along with its historical importance, have led its …

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