Ouro Preto is a small colonial town. It is located in the state of Minas Gerais, two hours from BH. This state is very rich in minerals, as the name suggests. Ouro Preto was built by the gold diggers. The city is therefore rich, it presents a multitude of churches at the bend of cobbled streets. One day is enough to visit the city but 2 days seem more suitable to enjoy the nights of this very student city. It is also possible to visit mines in the vicinity of the city. To get there you have to take the buses of the company Passaro Verde. Schedules and prices: http://www.temonibus.com/passagem-onibus/belo-horizonte-mg-x-ouro-preto-mg It takes about 2 hours to get to Ouro Preto from the Rodovaria de Belo Horizonte and the round trip costs around R$ 65 Attention: It is imperative to bring an original identity document to be able to buy your tickets. Otherwise you have to wait until there are seats left on the bus to possibly be able to enter it.