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Revision as of 19:43, 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.

Contents

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
  • Biribiri - A well preserved if tiny 19th-century industrial village, 15km from the city.

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).

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Get out


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