Founded in 1702, when the Cycle of Gold was in expansion in Brazil, many natural resources was found in the city.
Already in 1889, after the proclamation of the Republic, Lieutenant Joaquim Jose da Silva Xavier (Tiradentes), once considered an enemy of the Empire, was transformed into a national hero and honored with the name of the beautiful city.
Offering a lot of history, gastronomy, handicraft, culture, ecotourism and tranquility, is difficult to define the city of Tiradentes briefly. Rightfully so, the charming mining town attracts so many visitors, who can check the many attractions and rides for all tastes. Each museum, church, street or square offers a different story, told by guides or residents who receive tourists with great hospitality.
During the visit Tiradentes, visitors notice as the city’s history is closely linked to political and economic events of colonial Brazil, the Brazil Empire and Brazil Republic.