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Address: Rua 13 de Junho, 315 | Porto, Cuiaba, State of Mato Grosso, Brazil
Phone Number: 65 3616-6900
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1:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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Sun 4:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Tue - Fri 1:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 11:45 pm

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Bolicho Feira Cultural Cuiabana

EN> SESC ARSENAL Is a must for getting to know the local culture, the best day to visit is on Thursday night when you'll see the "Bolicho" which is a open market, you'll find a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
Cuiaba, MT
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Cuiaba, MT
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121 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

EN> SESC ARSENAL Is a must for getting to know the local culture, the best day to visit is on Thursday night when you'll see the "Bolicho" which is a open market, you'll find a lot of good food and some art too. PT> O SESC ARSENAL é Fantástico! Especialmente se tu for visitar nas Quintas Feiras onde há o... More 

1 Thank neyberthomas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

A very interesting cultural centre that once used to be an arsenal, and was very important in the history of Cuiabá. The entrance is paved with old canon balls, and the building houses different cultural rooms. Childrens library, a theatre stage, a concert hall, a cinema, etc, etc. There is a restaurant in the courtyard with affordable and good food,... More 

Thank Viviann Alexand... K
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Interesting to visit for atmosphere. I went looking for souvenirs, but couldn't find anything worth bringing back.

Thank Werghie
Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, Brazil
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Thursday evenings around 7 pm very good Brazilian food and crafts are sold at the Arsenal. Arrive early to park on the street and get a table and chairs. It is very family friendly, the food is excellent, and the crafts are very interesting. There are many families with their children playing on the grassy area in the center of... More 

Thank Dennis D
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96 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

The venue is a wonderful surprise once you pass through the main gates. Stalls with local handicrafts and a good range of foods line the four sides of the central courtyard. In the centre are tables and chairs and a small stage where a local singer/guitar player provided great background music. The whole package works really well for a relaxed... More 

Thank kenfifer
Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Obviously this review of mine is very personal, I've spent 6 months in Cuiabá, and I used to go here lots of times. This is a great place to listen to live music, to try local food to meet the local people, to have a beer, they even have a theater over there. Amazing place to be on a hot... More 

1 Thank Juraci2014
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Great place, great varanda. The food isnt so good, but it is a perfect place to have a beer by the end of your day. Normally they have live music, not so good but not bad at all. On thursdays they have a great variety of local food, worth a try.

Thank Mariohcz
Chapada dos Guimaraes, MT
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55 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

This is the main spot of cultural events in the capital of Mato Grosso in the actual days, on thursdays they have a fair-trade that happens for over 50 years gathering hand-made art and local food from 7pm to 11pm and during the whole year cultural events happening. The place counts with a bar that serves cold beers and beverages... More 

1 Thank atilamanager
Cuiaba, MT
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193 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

Beautiful place used for many couples to take pictures for wedding. On thursdays the have a food court with many typical and regional foods! Delicious!

3 Thank Leopoldino M C

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