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Aldeia Tipica Jose Franco

Estrada Nacional 116, Mafra 2640-578, Portugal
+351 261 815 420
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Estrada Nacional 116, Mafra 2640-578, Portugal
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+351 261 815 420
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"early xx century"
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"pottery shop"
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"portuguese culture"
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"rainy day"
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"clay"
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"presenting"
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"donation"
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"display"
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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Its nice informational place about Portuguese antique culture and traditions.its place is best for children's to entertain and knowledge.

Thank Hassan R
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

good on a rainy day, or when your family is visiting. great for kids and aduluts alike. you can walk around see old professions, stop in a shop or watch a flower being made of clay

Thank D M
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

A very curious display of an early XX century rural Portuguese village which will put into perspective how much and how quickly has our world changed. The pottery shop is likely to tempt you with a souvenir and you should not miss out on the...More

Thank Jorge M
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on the way back from visiting the palace in Mafra (a few minutes drive away). It has a large carpark and is free to enter (there is a box for donations). It is quaint and kids enjoyed a play in the park....More

Thank saladboxman
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

Easily missed since this looks like just a little house on the side of the road, it holds inside one of the most eye catching and heart taking miniature villages that i have ever seen, the attention to detail in order to recreate in miniature...More

1  Thank Pedro Miguel M
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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Amazing place, really a must see if you have children. Very beautiful atmosphere and lots of historical little monuments to explore in a fun way. My son 6y loved the place and so did I.

1  Thank Heidi P
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Very nice place, with lots of crafts representing several Portuguese typical activities. A treat for the young ones. The work overall is superb, a dream of its creator, but the shop not that good. Tourist prices, not that friendly staff. Again, no changing room. This...More

Thank Ana M
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

amazing village! delicious bread with chorizo sausage!!!! really delicious! corn bread, rye bread... so tasty!!!

Thank António C
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

A must see in Portugal. José Franco was a great clay artist and his work was fantastic. He built this village over the years and compiled a great collection of antiques. Each house, mostly in small scale holds the antiques that fit in the house...More

Thank Rui S
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

This is a great place to visit with the family. The grown ups get to learn about Portugal at the turn of the XX century, and the children can have lots of fun with all what is available out doors.

Thank Elena R
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