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Mercado Municipal (dos Tropeiros)

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Address: Praca Barao de Guaicui 250 272, Diamantina, State of Minas Gerais 39100-000, Brazil
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Diamantina's heart!

This place/square is one of the main gathering points in Diamantina. The Mercado is a historical building that has still a few marks of his old time, like the wooden bars at the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 October 2013
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Important historic site, nice setting amidst colonial houses. Exposition room below with nice folcloric masks and carnavelesk images

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Every Saturday the Mercado dos Tropeiros opens its doors to traditional crafts and delicacies. There's always live music and the unavoidable 'stupidly cold' beer. Lately, local breweries are also offering their exquisite blends. Not many places to sit, though. The building itself is a delight. Used originally by the troopers from the early 20th Century, it has been turned into... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2013

This place/square is one of the main gathering points in Diamantina. The Mercado is a historical building that has still a few marks of his old time, like the wooden bars at the columns where the tropeiros attached their scales. Nowadays is more used as a cultrural center & on Saturdays mornings there is a market there & around the... More 

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