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Church São Francisco de Paula Ouro Preto Mg
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Founded in 1698, the old rich town Ouro Preto, historic city that is part of one of the richest cultural legacies of Minas Gerais. It is located 99km from Belo Horizonte. The old rich town Ouro Preto was founded thanks thanks to the discovery of gold in the region. The origin of the city, it is in the discovery of enormous quantities of gold in the centuries XVI and XVII, fact that produced one of the most important episodes of the history of Brazil: The Mining Disloyalty (A Inconfidência Mineira). That city is characterized for the  great old big houses, churches and ancient palaces, which were built in the time of the exploration from the gold.


Besides, the city has the title of Cultural Patrimony of the Humanity, granted by the UNESCO.

Here I gave emphasis the church , São Francisco de Paula of 1804.

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Copyright: Luis padilha
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Uploaded: 15/08/2009
Updated: 08/04/2012
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Tags: historical cities; ouro preto - mg; minas gerais; brazil; church; sao francisco de paula
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