Our Lady of Rosario dos Pretos church, Ouro Preto

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Churches, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web
Our Lady of Rosario dos Pretos church was built by and for African slaves who were brought to Brazil, and is most famous for its images of black saints. The slaves have built the church at night, starting in 1700. Constructed form granite in Renaissance style, the church in its simple beauty displays gold plated altars, ceiling painting of Our Lady of the Rosary giving a bible and a rosary to the black saints, and stone arch with monumental painting of the 15 Mysteries of the Rosary. The second floor museum is dedicated to the history of black community. For Our Lady of Rosario dos Pretos church and beyond, use our Ouro Preto trip itinerary planner to get the most from your Ouro Preto vacation.
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  • This 18TH century Church (only completed in the 19th century. XIX), is a beautiful representation of the Brazilian Baroque. Has its rounded shape on the outside, its interior despite being simpler than other churches of the city, is very pretty too. Worth knowing.
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  • I had the privilege of attending a mass in this beautiful church. She's all round, beautiful on the outside and inside.
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  • We were hosted at the side of this beautiful church, unfortunately for the most part is closed, we can quickly enter, why would I have a wedding celebration, the interior is simple but the rounded facade makes the difference, thanks to visit!
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  • Uma bela igreja.
  • Muito bonita
  • Belíssima igreja.
  • Muito linda
  • Belo mirante.
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