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Beautiful place, part of Univ Federal

A must visit, for free, nice museum, nice garden, beautiful premises, university activities... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2016
A very pretty building and remarkable wooden elevated walkway.

A lovely building dating to 1770, beautiful wood on the inside for the floors and other trimmings... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2016
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18 Nov 2016
“Beautiful place, part of Univ Federal”
2 Aug 2016
“A very pretty building and remarkable wooden elevated walkway.”
Tue-Sun 1pm-6pm
Rua da Gloria 297 298, Diamantina, State of Minas Gerais 39100-000, Brazil
(38) 3531-1394
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Reviewed November 18, 2016

A must visit, for free, nice museum, nice garden, beautiful premises, university activities ongoing. Unique house pending over the street.

Thank pdelannoy
Reviewed August 2, 2016

A lovely building dating to 1770, beautiful wood on the inside for the floors and other trimmings, Some lovely art and decorations, something to see for sure

Thank Grantedwards358
Reviewed January 13, 2016

This place has been the stage of differents stories along history, and if you can stop and listen from the employers is definetely worth it!

Thank AriThrall
Reviewed January 6, 2016

This is an old mansion with a bridge crossing the street to the other half. The bridge is the interesting part. You can walk across it and get a good view of city and valley from the windows (the mansion is on a hill). About...More

Thank ErvanInFremont
Reviewed October 12, 2015

This is one of the most famous points in town. A former private boarding school for girls. It is now ruled by the Federal University of Minas Gerais as a museum and accommodation for researchers on Geology. The bridge was built by the time of...More

Thank belalimaoliveira
Reviewed September 13, 2015

a large old house, free visit, up the hill. there was an interesting exposition of old pictures. a kind of bridge crosses on top of the street.

Thank parapo04
Reviewed August 27, 2015

Casa Gloria is/was a girl's school situated on both sides of a street and a bridge was built to join the two parts so that boys could not see the girls crossing from one side to the other. It is painted in a lovely shade...More

Thank Jill B
Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

Very nice house to visit. You can see how the house looked like before renovations and after. Nice welcome and this is free. We recommend this place!

Thank fabien2lambersart
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