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Cafua das Merces

Rua Jacinto Maia, Sao Luis, State of Maranhao 65010-280, Brazil
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Slave market

Interesting exhibits of Afro-Brasilian religious history upstairs. It is one of the few places... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2012
keisuked
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Tokyo, Japan
Very small museum with little explanation

I was a bit disappointed, as the whole museum actually only consists of two small rooms and an even... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2012
Diana W
,
The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 Nov 2012
“Slave market”
5 Feb 2012
“Very small museum with little explanation”
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Rua Jacinto Maia, Sao Luis, State of Maranhao 65010-280, Brazil
City Center
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Reviewed 6 November 2012

Interesting exhibits of Afro-Brasilian religious history upstairs. It is one of the few places where you can actually see a colonial pelourinho (pillory), although the one that is here seems to be a replica.

Thank keisuked
Reviewed 5 February 2012

I was a bit disappointed, as the whole museum actually only consists of two small rooms and an even smaller 4m2 square (where the 'pelourinho' is). There is some general explanation of the historic situation, but no explanation in relation to the objects exposed. Nice...More

Thank Diana W
Reviewed 16 November 2011

Tourist venue, presenting José Sarney museum and downtown architecture. It's a matter of which show, exposition or else is there at the moment.

Thank AlexandreBorges
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