Guided Walking Tour in Tirandentes

tirandentes walking tour

Explore the essence of Tiradentes, Brazil, on a 2.5-hour walking tour through its streets, alleys, churches, and museums. Wander from the serene Church and Largo das Mercês to the iconic Bridge of Forras, tracing the history that courses through Largo das Forras. Discover intimate chapels, delve into the Padre Toledo Museum’s heritage, and let the stories of Quarry Alley unfold. Meander past the Chapel of the Rosary, the Jail transformed into the Museum of Santana, and find solace in the Mother Water Forest. This journey unveils Tiradentes’ heart, leaving you captivated by its charm and cultural tapestry.

General information

Price / 25 USD

You must pay before the tour starts


Monday to Saturday

Starting time

9:30 hrs


2 hours 30 minutes

Included / excluded

Professional guide

2.5- hour guided walking tour

Gratuities (optional)

Food and drinks

Full description

Explore the captivating essence of Tiradentes, Brazil, on this enriching 2.5-hour walking tour. As you step onto the cobbled streets, you’ll embark on a journey through time, where history, culture, and art interweave seamlessly. Despite its small size, Tiradentes boasts a wealth of treasures waiting to be uncovered, and within just 2.5 hours, you’ll uncover the heart and soul of this charming city.

Our adventure commences at the Church and Largo das Mercês, a tranquil square exuding a sense of calm and spirituality. From here, we’ll cross the iconic Bridge of Forras, where the past and present unite in architectural splendor, connecting us to the vibrant energy of Largo das Forras.

As we continue our exploration, you’ll discover the Bom Jesus da Poverty Chapel and the intimate Chapels of the Passinhos, each narrating stories etched into their walls. Wandering down Quarry Alley, the echoes of history will guide us to the remarkable Padre Toledo Museum, a repository of the city’s heritage.


The journey unfolds through the Matrix Alley and towards the revered Matrix Well, a source of life that has quenched the town’s thirst for centuries. At Saint Anthony’s Headquarters, you’ll glimpse into the spiritual heart of the city before navigating through the charming Pacu Alley.

Our route then unveils the Sun Watch, a testament to timekeeping, and leads us to the elegant Chamber Street. The Town Hall stands proudly, whispering secrets of governance and community.

The Alley of the Rosary welcomes us next, adorned with the Chapel of the Rosary, a symbol of devotion and craftsmanship. Walking along Right Street, history comes alive with the imposing Jail, now transformed into the captivating Museum of Santana.

Ramalho townhouse and the crossroads of 4 corners offer a glimpse into the city’s architectural evolution, paving the way for the immersive experience at the Museum of Liturgy. Stepping into the Street Ball Game, you’ll sense the echoes of past celebrations and camaraderie.

San Jose Fountain invites a pause, inviting you to savor the present moment. Mother Water Forest follows, reminding us of Tiradentes’ harmony with nature. The option to visit the Chapel and Alto São Francisco crowns your journey, offering a breathtaking panorama of the city’s splendor.

Embrace the rhythm of Tiradentes with this meticulously crafted walking tour, an odyssey that encapsulates centuries within a few short hours. Experience the stories, the colors, and the soul of this remarkable city as you explore its streets, alleys, churches, and museums. Let Tiradentes unfold its history before your eyes and leave you captivated by its allure.

Meeting point

Meet your guide at R. Custódio Gomes, 13,on the bus station square, in front of the handicraft fair.

Important information

This tour will take place rain or shine.