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Museu Luiz Gonzaga, Caruaru

(4.6/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web)
Built in honor of the prominent Brazilian folk singer, songwriter, musician and poet, Museu Luiz Gonzaga, is also known as Museu do Forró, after the genre of music he most is associated with. The museum displays musical records, photographs , costumes, and instruments, including the last accordion played by 'the King of Baião.' As well as Gonzaga, you can learn about the local contemporary folk artists that earn Caruaru the nickname the 'Capital of Forró.' Plan to visit Museu Luiz Gonzaga and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Caruaru attractions using our Caruaru vacation trip planner.
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  • For those who do not know the history of this King of baião, and also for all the fans of this unforgettable musician, this place stores details striking successful career he had throughout Brazil, we had the pleasure of meeting this museum.
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  • Museum opens Monday. Only from Tuesday to Sunday. Also known as Museum "Museo del Barro". Located very close to the Centre of Caruaru. Has a work of master Vitalino in the lobby and two arts of Lampião and Maria Bonita, where one can take pictures.
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  • For those who like Northeast, forro, there's an excellent option to know a little about the Luiz Gonzaga, the King of Baião.
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