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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
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Distances from:
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*[[Belo Horizonte]] - 297 Km (180 mi)
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*[[Rio de Janeiro (city)|Rio de Janeiro]] - 732 Km (450 mi)
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*[[Brasília]] - 724 Km (450 mi)
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*[[São Paulo]] - 881 Km (550 mi)
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===By bus===
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The bus Station (''rodoviária'') is located at Largo Dom João, 134. (38) 3531-9176. There are frequent buses from Belo Horizonte by companies [http://www.saogeraldo.com.br/ São Geraldo] and [http://www.passaroverde.com.br/ Pássaro Verde] (websites in Portuguese only).
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There is also one daily arrival from São Paulo.
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==Get around==
 
==Get around==
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
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*'''Churches'''
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*'''Colonial houses and streets'''
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*'''Museums'''
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*'''Waterfalls'''
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*'''Caves'''
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
 
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*Watch the '''Vesperatas''' - open shows of traditional music bands, a large event that takes place on the colonial Quitanda street twice a month (from April to October).
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
  

Revision as of 19:35, 6 January 2006

Diamantina is a colonial city in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Its 17th century streets and buildings are witnesses to the country's diamond and gold digging ages, and its historic center has been listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

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Get in

Distances from:

By bus

The bus Station (rodoviária) is located at Largo Dom João, 134. (38) 3531-9176. There are frequent buses from Belo Horizonte by companies São Geraldo and Pássaro Verde (websites in Portuguese only). There is also one daily arrival from São Paulo.


Get around

See

  • Churches
  • Colonial houses and streets
  • Museums
  • Waterfalls
  • Caves

Do

  • Watch the Vesperatas - open shows of traditional music bands, a large event that takes place on the colonial Quitanda street twice a month (from April to October).

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