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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  • In addition to the Museum, you can ask questions about the attractions and even get suggestions from companies accredited to make day trips in the region.
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  • This site depicts the culture and religion of the people of Pirenópolis. For a minimal fee, you have access to pictures and objects accumulated in more than 50 years of family owned participation in Cavalhadas, All thoroughly explained by the owner of the site. Hyper recommended.
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  • Very nice place, very Rico and diverse collection. Worth the visit. Recommend it to everyone.
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