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Museu Cais do Sertão

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Museu Cais do Sertão

2,527 Reviews
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The origin of the name Maragogi is of the old Tupi that means "river of the cats of the bush", was chosen that name due to the river that bathes the municipality. The municipality of Maragogi is located in the state of Alagoas, in the state of Maceió.<br><br>One of the main tourist attractions in the state, the tourist attractions that attract most in Maragogi are the beaches of Peroba, São Bento, Barra Grande and Burgalhau. Beaches of natural pools, calm sea, white sands and reefs where it is possible to bathe next to colorful fish.<br><br>Another strong point in Maragogi is its rural tourism in the farms Cachoeira and Marrecas.
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Raul M wrote a review Feb 2020
Maceio, AL3 contributions
Great museum for knowing the historical side of the Brazil’s northeastern region. Contemporaneous look.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Mar W wrote a review Oct 2019
Breda Noord-Brabant, Netherlands35 contributions12 helpful votes
for foreigners it is an unknown phenomena. There was nothing in english so i had no idea of what was going on or what it was about.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Kzoo Bill wrote a review May 2019
8 contributions8 helpful votes
I don't have any Portuguese, really, yet I found the place fascinating. I learned a lot. Eu oma forro!
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Date of experience: May 2019
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LuizDutraNeto wrote a review Oct 2018
Rio de Janeiro, RJ8,108 contributions1,400 helpful votes
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Visiting Recife, you cannot miss its newest attraction, the modern and beautiful "Museu Cais do Sertão"! At a walking distance from "Praça do Marco Zero", at the "Recife Antigo" quarter, it honors the culture, traditions and history of the "sertanejos". These men, women and children - the so called "sertanejos" - living in the remotest areas of the region (the "sertão"), facing long dry seasons and adverse conditions, bravely resist. "Museu Cais do Sertão", through its museography project, brings freshness and modernity to Recife. A visit to this museum will certainly help the understanding of the Brazilian Northeastern region and its people. Unmissable! Enjoy!
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Date of experience: June 2018
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Holger B wrote a review May 2018
Manado, Indonesia168 contributions32 helpful votes
This museum was opened in 2014 and is part of the old harbour rejuvenation project. It boasts many interactive displays and makes the recent history of the Sertao, an area sadly underrepresented in the Brazilian mindset, come alive. Well worth a visit.
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Date of experience: May 2018
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