Our Lady of Rosario dos Pretos church, Ouro Preto
(4.7/5 based on 400+ 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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  • Ouro Preto has many churches, everyone knows. But this is special. Is close to a fair of handicraft products. Don't miss ... the Church and the handicraft market. RS
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  • The view hotel where I stayed, which hosts the Solar do Rosário, has this view daily. The Church is very beautiful considered one of the most original buildings of worship of Brazil.
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  • In addition to being a church with historical importance, its setting to see if one of the most beautiful views of Ouro Preto. Some signs of the passage of Aleijadinho for the architecture.
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  • Uma bela igreja.
  • Muito bonita
  • Belíssima igreja.
  • Muito linda
  • Belo mirante.