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Mina do Chico Rei, Ouro Preto

Categories: Tourist Spots, Mines
Inspirock Rating:
4/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web
More than two thirds of this 250 m (820 ft) deep mine is underwater, but the museum outside and the other one third of Mina do Chico Rei provides plenty of mine history for nondiving explorers. At the museum, you'll learn about the history of the mine and the reasons why it filled with water. Follow the museum up with a tour of the mine galleries not submerged; there you'll get a sense of how a worker must have felt working in narrow passages and large galleries. If you’re in an underwater spelunking mood, then book an introductory diving tour of the cave’s entrance with a guide. Below the water you’ll see tram tracks, old boots, and discarded tools resting where they were left when the mine was abandoned. After your underwater adventure, check out the restaurant for some quick eats and a cold drink. Arrange to visit Mina do Chico Rei and other attractions in Ouro Preto using our Ouro Preto holiday planner.
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  • Há diversas minas em Ouro Preto, mas duas se destacam por serem particularmente interessantes e diferentes,. As avaliações de ambas misturadas neste perfil... A Mina do Chico Rei (veja avaliação própr...  read more »
  • Muito interessante, bem conservada e repleta de história! Uma visita ao passado pelo local, objetos e pelos contos do guia... 
  • A pessoa que me conduziu prestou poucas informações, uma visita desnecessária. Pechinche o preço. Fácil acesso a partir da Praça Tiradentes. 
  • Merece muito a visita
  • Muito bom.
  • Excelente guia.
  • Muito bom.
  • Encantador
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