Museum of the Cavalhadas, Pirenopolis

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Specialty Museum
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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  • We went to the Museum of the Cavalhadas collecting R$ 2.00 up, I understand what the value is for site maintenance, but I think the story could be better explored, collect more stuff to be saved. Maybe a curator to do enough difference at this location and that would make the experience more interesting. Because the story is quite interesting!
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  • Great option to know more about the city of Pirenopolis and your horned character. Traditional point for tourist souvenirs.
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  • In reality the bad grade, for lack of information. Visiting the city, we went to the Museum around 9:40 in the morning. Was closed and a warning said they would open the 10:00. We stayed at the door and nothing. Around 10:20 touched the Bell, external and internal. And nothing. In the end, we didn't know if it was recess or if there was a problem.
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