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Cemiterio Bizantino, Mucuge

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It’s strange to think that a cemetery can become a tourist attraction, but Cemiterio Bizantino impresses with its white tombs that contrast the dark green hill in its background. Built when the smallpox epidemic struck the city dwellers who exploited the diamond mines, many of whom were Arabic and Turkish origin, the cemetery tell the tales of deceased people’s origins. Opposite the site is Chapel of Santa Luzia. Plan your visit to Cemiterio Bizantino and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Mucuge trip itinerary maker.
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  • The Byzantine cemetery of Mucuge is on a hillside and is a must for tourists. Night is illuminated by spotlights, beautiful.
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  • Worth a visit from 15 to 30 minutes to meet this Byzantine cemetery. Up the road, right in front of Mucugê.
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  • The place is worth a brief visit for your architecture. Interesting to discover a picturesque place and out of the ordinary.
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