Museu Luiz Gonzaga, Caruaru

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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 day trip site .
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  • We went on a Sunday. Site unfortunately was closed. Apparently appeared to be peaceful, there were people walking, running well early. Close to the commercial centre. Accessible.
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  • With a well-stocked, so much in quantity as in quality, this Museum takes you on a journey into the world of Luiz Gonzaga, telling some of the story of King of baião.
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  • The Museum is next to the fairground which also bears the name of Luiz Gonzaga, the Museum tells the story of this master of forró, exposes several pictures and objects used by the artist. The tour was unfortunately very race, because we were on a bus.
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The most populous city in the interior of the state, Carauru offers a selection of long-established accommodations. In the center, attractive hotels line the edges of public plazas, providing rooms with good views of the city's best architecture. South of the river, find a greater selection of budget-friendly accommodations, with plenty of hostels and simple hotels to choose from. If you're ready to get out and explore the surrounding landscape, consider staying at one of the motels located on the highways that head north-south and east-west through town, connecting to some of the region's best scenery.
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