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Sao Francisco de Assis Church, Sao Joao Del Rei City, Minas Gerais, Brazil São João del Rei
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It would be a mistake to miss this historical city that boasts beautiful examples of Baroque and colonial architecture. São João del Rei prides itself on having given Brazil two immensely popular personalities: Tiradentes, hero of the Inconfidência movement, and Tancredo Neves, transitory president, who died in 1985. Unlike neighbouring Tiradentes, it managed to avoid a decline when the mines closed by investing in agriculture, livestock-rearing and trade. Elected Brazilian Capital of Culture in 2007, it has several orchestras, a lively cultural scene and decent nightlife.

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  • Igreja de São Francisco de Assis Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Praça Frei-Orlando BR - São-João-del-Rei

    The imposing Igreja de São Francisco de Assis, with its white-washed walls, stands at the end of an avenue lined with royal palms. A showpiece of Baroque art in Minas Gerais, it was designed by Aleijadinho (1774), although his plans were modified. He..

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  • Museu Regional de São João del Rei Interesting

    R. Mar.-Deodoro 12 BR - São-João-del-Rei 36300 074

    The collections of the Museu Regional de São João del Rei (1859) focus on the furniture and religious art of Minas Gerais in the 18C and 19C. Canopy beds, tables, a sedan chair, oratories and beautifully made statues are displayed in enormous high-ce..

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  • Chafariz Palace Hotel

    Av. 31 de Março, 553 BR - São João del Rei MG 36302-016

    Within 3,5 km from São João del Rei historical centre and its bus terminal, Chafariz Palace offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and free parking. A games area, 24-hour reception and breakfast are available. Rooms provide satellite TV, a wardrobe, a fan, an..

  • Garden Hill Small Resort

    Rodovia Br 383 Km 96 S/N BR - São João del Rei MG 36302-548

    Boasting a 9-hole golf-course, this eco-resort is 7 km from São João del Rei centre. It features a tennis court, mini-gym and outdoor and heated pools with a hot tub. Table-tennis, foosball and billiards are available in the game-room. The luxurious..

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