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Square Minas Gerais - Mariana MG
Brazil

Reflected in its colonial architecture, so is the city Mariana, the first capital, the first diocese and one of the most important historical cities of the State of Minas Gerais. Founded in 1711, Mariana owns one of the most beautiful and representative baroque architectural complex of Minas Gerais and presents sharp influence of the artist Antonio Francisco Lisboa, the "Aleijadinho". Its rectangular structure is formed by three main squares, the Civic, Intendencia and Matrix.


In Minas Gerais Plaza there are three historical monuments of the city: the former House of Chamber and Chain, the St. Francis of Assis Church  and the Nossa Senhora do Carmo Church.

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Copyright: Luis Padilha
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Uploaded: 07/08/2009
Updated: 22/09/2014
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Tags: mariana; minas gerais; brazil; square; historical cities
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