65) The steep ladeira leading up to the church of Santo António, seen in far background. Located 13 kms from São João, Tiradentes preserves the original colonial feeling. The town was originally named São José. Later the name was changed to honor the martyr, Tiradentes.65) A íngreme ladeira que leva à Igreja de Santo António, vista bem ao fundo. Localizada a 13 km de São João deI-Rei, Tiradentes preserva a original atmosfera colonial. A cidade foi originalmente chamada de São José. Mais tarde, o nome foi mudado em homenagem ao mártir Tiradentes.
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