We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Beautiful work by Aleijadinho

Enjoyed very much to visit this church , planned by Aleijadinos father, art work by Aleijadinho... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
48petere
,
Adligenswil, Switzerland
via mobile
Stunning church

This really amazing church is more like an opera house inside, the way the curved balconies are... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Jarko2015
,
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Read all 841 reviews
373
All photos (373)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“artwork”(3 reviews)
“church”(12 reviews)
“guide”(3 reviews)
About
Tue-Sat 12pm-4.45pm, Sun 9.30am-4.45pm
Contact
Rua Brigadeiro Musqueira s/n, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000, Brazil
City Center
Website
+55 31 3551 5369
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (841)
Filter reviews
17 results
Traveller rating
11
4
2
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
11
4
2
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews artwork church guide gold city
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 17 reviews
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed very much to visit this church , planned by Aleijadinos father, art work by Aleijadinho himself. Noce views over the city too. If you are in Ouro Preto, a cisit to this church should not be skipped.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 48petere
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We arrived at the site on a Saturday when it was closed between 11 and 1 and did not make it back during our time in Ouro Preto with so many other sites and churches to see. The veranda around the church is a scenic...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank WC-Travelers-75
Reviewed 1 September 2017

This really amazing church is more like an opera house inside, the way the curved balconies are arranged. It costs BR10.00 to visit and is only open in the afternoons. The ticket office is actually a few doors down from the church itself. There's no...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 29 April 2016

The guide stopped and i thought another church, as there are 13 churches and 9 chapels in Ouro Preto. Many are in need of support and others are undergoing refurbishment and given enough time they will each have a story to tell and show. The...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Darryl S
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Amazing building with a beautiful facade. Simple and colorful. This church is small but full of art, starting with the interior door painted with religious themes.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank MTorre
Reviewed 1 February 2016

We saved this church for last and almost missed it which would have been a shame as it is very beautifully decorated and very historically significant. It was the only church that had the history and full explanation of the interior written out in English...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank orchidist
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Built on top of a hill, with a convent aside. Located at 50 meters from the plaza. Beautiful view of the city. It has a lot of beautiful details and a Portuguese design from 1600.

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank EMILE D
Reviewed 22 August 2015

This baroque church is gorgeous; it offers a good view of the city. The interior decoration is very beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank analucia0liveira
Reviewed 31 January 2015

It is not a good idea to visit all the churches in Our Preto on one day, or the excess of gold decoration becomes overwhelming. This church is particularly lovely, and indeed is now designated a basilica. It is superbly richly decorated so one needs...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank dalmunzie
Reviewed 31 January 2015

The church is another example of Baroque architecture with roccoco embellishments. There is a very ornate fountain inside which one might be frightened to drink from!

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank dalmunzie
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 12 nearby hotels
Hotel do Teatro
99 reviews
.07 km away
Pousada Classica
681 reviews
.08 km away
Pousada Do Mondego
253 reviews
.16 km away
Grande Hotel de Ouro Preto
566 reviews
.20 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 453 nearby restaurants
Escada Abaixo
1,756 reviews
.08 km away
Opera Cafe
579 reviews
.06 km away
Cafe Geraes
439 reviews
.08 km away
Villa Koa Boutique Cafe
143 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 148 nearby attractions
Centro Historico de Ouro Preto
4,730 reviews
.13 km away
Oratory Museum (Museu Do Oratorio)
650 reviews
.03 km away
Museum of Betrayal
3,189 reviews
.08 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Igreja Nossa Senhora do Carmo staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines