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Chica da Silva House, Diamantina

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As you walk around the former home of Chica da Silva, you will see old furniture, a collection of extravagant clothes, and a permanent display of paintings and poems, all of which evoke the lavish lifestyle of one of Brazil's wealthiest and most famous former slaves. It will feel like you have stepped back in time as Chica da Silva House, typical of the colonial period, has been well preserved. Temporary exhibitions help you understand further the life of the notorious mulatto, who, having been freed from slavery, went on to enjoy the privileges of the white elite, causing quite the scandal. To visit Chica da Silva House on your holiday in Diamantina, and find out what else Diamantina has to offer, use our Diamantina travel itinerary maker.
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  • A beautiful garden which portrays some of the life of Chica da Silva. The visit is free. The House opens from Tuesday to Sunday, closing on Sunday the 12:00. Without a doubt, worth the visit.
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  • The garden of Chica da Silva is a lot near the houses in the vicinity, where lived the wealthy of Diamantina, which gives a clear notion of the power that she enjoyed. But a House divested of memory, no furniture or memories. The garden is well maintained, but it's a visit that you spend no more than 10 minutes. Could have more. It's free and has stairs at all levels.
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  • Is a beautiful city! Nearby is the waterfall Sentinel what there is that visit! Upon entering the Park, they suggested to be cautious with what we leave, our trip was on a motorcycle. But there was no problem and the place is very cute!
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