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Cais do Valongo

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“Sad memories of slavery ...”
27 Mar 2017
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Avenida Barao de Tefe | Saude, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20220-460, Brazil
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Reviewed 3 days ago

In 1811 a new pier, named "Cais do Valongo", was built for the landing and trading of enslaved Africans (mainly from Congo and Angola). Through this quay, more than 500.000 Africans arrived in Brazil. Sad memories of slavery ... Over the years, the quay undergone...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2017

The Brazilian and American slavery´s holocaust can’t be forgotten. Millions of slaves passed by this port, and served the economic development of Europe and America with a cruel and indescribable horribly life. It-s an archeology site, so it will take not much of your time...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Ok here's a review in English for my American/UK visitors.... I had to really read about and search this place out, but it was so worth it. Many don't know Brazil, and Rio de Janeiro specifically, was a huge slave port. These broken cobblestone steps...More

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