Museum of the Cavalhadas, Pirenopolis
(3.1/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
Acting as the region’s cultural center, Museum of the Cavalhadas focuses on the history of the cavalhadas, annual festivals marking the struggle between Christianity and Islam. These popular street festival were brought to Brazil by the Portuguese settlers, who brought the story of Christianity’s victory over the invading Moors from their native country. The privately-owned museum honors the memory of these early colonists and offers an insight into the rich culture and art they carried over from the Old World. The museum is open daily and is a convenient resource for visitors interested in the history of this old colonial town. Make it a brief stop on your tour of the historic town center. By using our Pirenopolis family vacation planner, you can arrange your visit to Museum of the Cavalhadas and other attractions in Pirenopolis.
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  • Very nice place, very Rico and diverse collection. Worth the visit. Recommend it to everyone.
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  • the family managed to save the seven keys all the memories from the beginning of the cavalhadas. And registered the cavalhadinhas also, to teach and conquer the city children.
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  • The Museum is very good. We received a lot of interesting information about the culture and local history. Attraction not to be missed!
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