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Cultural in Serro & Around

Festa de NS do Rosário

In early July, Serro hosts one of Minas’ oldest festivals, the Festa de NS do Rosário, dating back to 1728. Townspeople representing Brazil’s three main cultural traditions parade through the streets in colorful att…
Cafe in Serro & Around

Café da Praça

At the foot of the long staircase leading up to Igreja Santa Rita, this sweet cafe with outdoor seating serves up prime views of Serro's main square, along with fresh juices, coffee and a variety of snacks, from piz…
Church in Serro & Around

Capela de Santa Rita

Serro's most striking building in town is the graceful, single-steepled Capela de Santa Rita, straight uphill from the main square via a steep series of steps. The interior features some masterful faux marble patter…
Historic Building in Serro & Around

Chácara do Barão do Serro

Just downhill from town, the Chácara do Barão do Serro is a lovely old mansion affording a glimpse of 19th-century baronial life in Serro.
Church in Serro & Around

Igreja do Bom Jesus do Matozinhos

Dating to 1781, this church at the foot of town is adorned with frescoes and woodwork beautifully painted in shades of red, blue, white and pink.