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Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception church

Serro is a historic town in Central Minas Gerais.


In colonial times the city was known by the name Vila do Príncipe (Princeville). Serro is well known for its traditional cheese, cultural richness, colonial influence and unique environment.

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By car[edit]

By bus[edit]

  • Rodoviária de Serro, Praça Ângelo Miranda, s/nº, tel. +55 38 3541-1366

Get around[edit]


Saint Rita of Cascia chapel
  • Casa dos Ottoni, +55 38 3541-1440. Pça. Cristiano Ottoni, 72. R$2.00.
  • Matriz Nossa Sra. Conceição, Largo do Pelourinho. Built in 1713.
  • Igreja do Bom Jesus do Matozinhos, Praça Cristiano Otoni. Rococo style.
  • Igreja do Carmo, Praça João Pinheiro. Built in 1768.
  • Igreja do Rosário, built in 1759.
  • Capela de Santa Rita, highest point of the Historic Center, built in 1745.
  • Milho Verde District.
  • Pico do Itambé, 40 km distant
  • Malheiros Waterfall
  • Cascatinha Waterfall
  • Pedra Redonda






  • Pousada Matriz, +55 38 3541-1770. R. Alferes Luis Pinto, 88, Centro. Breakfast, parking, TV. R$25 per person.
  • Pousada Serrana, av. Magalhães, 55, +55 38 3541-1949. Tr, Centro (in front of the bus terminal). Breakfast, parking, TV, mini-fridge, solar-heated shower. R$70 o casal.
  • Pousada Fazenda Dona Tuca, +55 38 3541-1333.
  • Pousada Vila do Príncipe, Rua Antônio Honório Pires, 38, +55 38 3541-1485.
  • Pousada Mariana, +55 38 3541-2627. Praça Floriano Peixoto, 44,


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