Presepio Do Piripipau, Belo Horizonte

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A large and painstakingly intricate diorama, Presepio Do Piripipau tells the story of Jesus, from birth to resurrection, in 45 scenes, containing 586 synchronized, moving figures, laid out like a panoramic view of a city. Maintained by the Natural History Museum of the Federal University of Minas Gerais since the death of its creator, Raimundo Machado, the diorama is a unique and beautiful celebration of the nativity story. Plan your visit to Presepio Do Piripipau and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Belo Horizonte vacation planner.
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  • The Nativity scene is sensational! It's worth a lot to the tour. Everything works mechanically and comes to your head the whole history learned in the Bible.
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  • I was the first time the more than 35 years. I came back a little bit and this likewise. and simple and small but a huge richness in details and situations experienced in the Bible.
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  • Beautiful Nativity scene, Christmas symbol in BH. Visit since I was a kid and always surprised every year. has minute details of everyday life and of the life of Christ.
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