Casa de Tomás Antônio Gonzaga
Igreja de São Francisco de Assis
This exquisite church is Brazil's most important piece of colonial art, after Aleijadinho’s masterpiece The Prophets in Congonhas. Its...
Museu da Inconfidência
This historical museum is housed in Ouro Preto's old municipal headquarters and jail, an attractive building built between 1784 and 1854...
Tucked into a cozy 18th-century cellar just below Praça Tiradentes, this bar-restaurant hosts frequent jazz, tango, MPB (música popular...
Café e Livraria Cultural
Tucked away just below the tourist office, this laid-back little cafe with exposed stone walls has simple food, fancy coffee drinks, and...
Lonely Planet review
This 18th-century building is the spot where Gonzaga and the other Inconfidentes conspired to put an end to Portuguese rule in Brazil.