Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Pirenópolis

Museu do Divino

The municipal Museu do Divino exhibits the masks and costumes used during the Festa do Divino Espírito Santo. These masks were made by local craftspeople using methods passed down from generation to generation.
Top Choice Museum in Pirenópolis

Museu das Cavalhadas

The privately owned Museu das Cavalhadas is cluttered with bright and colorful artifacts associated with the town's major festival, Festa do Divino Espírito Santo, brought to life in a guided tour from the owner. Ri…
Park in Pirenópolis

Parque Estadual da Serra dos Pirineus

Pireneus, 18km northeast of town, is the Brazilian form of the word ‘Pyrenees’ and the top spot in the state for bouldering and mountain climbing. There are waterfalls and interesting rock formations to see along th…
Wildlife Reserve in Pirenópolis

Santuário de Vida Silvestre Vagafogo

This 44-hectare private nature reserve is a great place to spot wildlife. Even if you don’t see much, the light hike is a welcome retreat from the heat, and there are two natural pools for swimming. It's 6 kilometer…
Waterfall in Pirenópolis

Reserva Ecológica Vargem Grande

This 360-hectare park on private land contains two impressive waterfalls: Cachoeira Santa Maria and Cachoeira do Lázaro. There are small river beaches and natural pools for swimming. If you’re here for waterfalls, t…
Church in Pirenópolis

Igreja NS do Rosário Matriz & Museu da Matriz

The oldest church in Goiás, the 1728 Igreja NS do Rosário Matriz was tragically gutted by fire in 2002. Inside, the Museu da Matriz explains the history and ongoing renovation. The new altar was restored and brought…
Church in Pirenópolis

Igreja NS do Bonfim

Full of charisma, the Portuguese-built Igreja NS do Bonfim (1750) is a simple adobe church with wooden floor and ceiling, flanked by two lateral chapels. The restored gilded turquoise altar and wooden pulpit are wor…
Church in Pirenópolis

Igreja NS do Carmo & Museu de Arte Sacra

The town’s most famous church, Igreja NS do Carmo (1750), has attractive colonial features. It houses a museum of religious art.