Igreja de São Francisco de Assis
This exquisite 1774 baroque church, fronted by a palm-shaded, lyre-shaped plaza, is home to two Aleijadinho sculptures (second altar to...
Museu Regional São João del Rei
One of the best regional museums in Minas Gerais, this 19th-century colonial mansion houses three floors of antique furniture, sacred...
Igreja de NS do Rosário
This simple church was built in 1719 to honor the patron saint who was protector of the slaves.
São Jorge Bar Divertido
Very popular with the 20- to 30-year-old crowd, who come to dance and flirt the night away to live rock, samba and more.
Dedo de Moça
This popular downtown spot is part bar, part restaurant, with a menu that offers intriguing new twists on traditional mineira cuisine....
Av Tiradentes 801 · interesting places nearby
A cozy little place resembling a rustic cabin transplanted into the big city. Lots of people pack in here every night for delicious nibbles and drinks.