Historic Town of Ouro Preto

Historic Town of Ouro Preto

Ouro Preto (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈoɾu ˈpɾetu], Black Gold) is a city in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, a former colonial mining town located in the Serra do Espinhaço mountains and designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO because of its outstanding Baroque architecture.

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Ouro Preto (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈoɾu ˈpɾetu], Black Gold) is a city in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, a former colonial mining town located in the Serra do Espinhaço mountains and designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO because of its outstanding Baroque architecture.

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