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Espaco Sao Jose Liberto, Belem

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Experience the contradiction of Espaco Sao Jose Liberto an old prison turned into a very fancy museum showcasing gems from Pará. The beautiful space displays a wide range of riches from ceramics fond in Pará to indigenous gems like quartz, diamonds, amethysts, and other gemological treasures. Tour the permanent handcraft exhibition to see costume jewelry, clothing, ceramics, wood and perfumes. Then take a stroll out to the garden and fountain lined with crystals. Don’t miss a stop at the souvenir shop where you can buy interesting items and exotic chocolate. See Espaco Sao Jose Liberto and all Belem has to offer by arranging your trip with our Belem itinerary planner.
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  • This was one of the interesting places to visit. The story behind it made it nice and the transformation the place underwent is just great. A really must see place.  more »
  • Beautiful and original venue, perfect to buy original souvenirs or just to enjoy the beauty of this old prison located in the heart of Belém that was converted into a handcrafted/artisan centre.  more »
  • This is a nice space that seems not to have lived up to original expectations, or hasn't quite achieved them. But if you're a fan of gems and minerals, the museum is a draw. Also offers some tourist s...  more »
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  • It was so good to know the history about this place.
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  • Site that exposes part of the gems extracted in the State of Pará. Was a chain and today cells are used in the manufacture and sale of jewelry and rocks (GEMS). It also has a chapel of Saint Joseph very pretty sight.
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