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Praça Tiradentes, Ouro Preto
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A plaza that commemorates the dead hero Tirandentes, Praça Tiradentes is also a meeting place. Locals and internationals alike use this as a central location to gather before a night out; however, the history is a dark backdrop to a lighthearted night out with friends. Tirandentes was one of the leading figures in the Brazilian revolutionary movement. After his plan to resist the controlling Portuguese authority was hatched, he was tried and hanged in this plaza. Nowadays the plaza is full of life, and closeby a line of pubs toast the brave work of Tirandentes. Make Praça Tiradentes part of your personalized Ouro Preto itinerary using our Ouro Preto vacation generator.
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  • Tiradentes square is very beautiful, great place to take photos and immortalize the moments. For those who like historical sites, like much of the square.
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  • Main square of Ouro Preto Tiradentes square, place where you can enjoy ancient times in addition to find shops, museums and restaurants.
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  • A historic square, which evokes the days when was Vila Rica. Maintained as far as possible, as at that time, no asphalt, although with some parking problems. So, the best time to photograph it's daylight, but to like it is at night.
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  • A famosa praça da forca e posterior esquartejamento.
  • Ouro Preto's Center is a wonderful place, and it really characterizes the town. Nobody really haggles you; pedestrians walk leisurely and without restraint; and beautiful churches, museums, shops, and restaurants surround the square. Our Preto is a beautiful destination with a rich but troubled history.
  • Amazing place and incredible architecture. This place is the hub to other places in Our Preto. Highly recommended
  • Heart of the town. Jewellery shops, restaurants. Churches, viewpoints. Such a great place!
  • Nice and historical place. Many options of cultural events and local souvenirs stores.