Sao Joao del Rei (population 74,000), 182km south of Belo Horizonte, has a fascinating old center and is the gateway to the stunningly beautiful village of Tiradentes. Tiradentes is busy on weekends and quiet during the week, Sao Jodo is pretty empty on Sundays.
Places to Visit
lgrela de Sao Francisco de Assis lgreja de NS do Carmo Catedral de NS do Pilar
The Museu Regional do Sphan Museu Ferroviario
Places to Stay
Hotel Brasil Hotel Provincia de Orense Pousada Casarao
Cafe com Arte