We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Espaco Sao Jose Liberto

Praca Amazonas s/n | Jurunas, Belem, State of Para 66025-070, Brazil
(91) 3344-3514
Website
Save
Review Highlights
If you like gems, this place is for you.

A former prision, the building was renovated and now hosts a gem museum (paid entry), which shows... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
CSM75
,
Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Very Interesting Place

This was one of the interesting places to visit. The story behind it made it nice and the... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
JJ3ffrey
,
Paramaribo
Read all 651 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“old jail” (3 reviews)
“gem museum” (2 reviews)
“jewelry” (6 reviews)
Closed
Hours
Hours Today: Closed
LOCATION
Praca Amazonas s/n | Jurunas, Belem, State of Para 66025-070, Brazil
CONTACT
Website
(91) 3344-3514
Write a ReviewReviews (651)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"old jail"
in 3 reviews
"gem museum"
in 2 reviews
"jewelry"
in 6 reviews
"gems"
in 6 reviews
"history"
in 4 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 18 reviews

Reviewed 9 August 2017

A former prision, the building was renovated and now hosts a gem museum (paid entry), which shows gems native of north Brazil. There are also jewelry shops, and a huge room with brazilian handmade items, like pottery and acessories. Very clean and organized, I highly...More

1  Thank CSM75
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This was one of the interesting places to visit. The story behind it made it nice and the transformation the place underwent is just great. A really must see place.

Thank JJ3ffrey
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
A TripAdvisor Member
49
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful and original venue, perfect to buy original souvenirs or just to enjoy the beauty of this old prison located in the heart of Belém that was converted into a handcrafted/artisan centre.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a nice space that seems not to have lived up to original expectations, or hasn't quite achieved them. But if you're a fan of gems and minerals, the museum is a draw. Also offers some tourist shopping, food, and an air conditioned space...More

Thank wojo56
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Nice place to know what is happening with the ore from Para. One of the main source of a variety of otes and exotic fruits of the globe. An old jail that has turned into a useful museum.

Thank Fabio O
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 13 July 2016

located in an old jail complex; small museum of excellent Brazilian stones; there are also artisans at work; the small articrafts store has one of the best selections in the city

Thank vera m
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 19 May 2016

The former Convent of St. Joseph dates of 1749, built by the first jesuit priests in Belém. Along the years, it has been used as convent, military barracks, warehouse, hospital and prison. In 2002, after being totally and beautifully restored, it was brought to life...More

Thank LuizDutraNeto
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Part of history as an old prision, but with poor (and expensives) options for who wants to shop robertasalomone.com/trips/

Thank RobertaSalomone
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 February 2016

In this place, over the posibility of visiting an old building and lerning about it's history, you can find a good quality regional products. Sure it can be more expensive here tham in the street shopps or in Ver o Peso market, but if you...More

Thank bobmauro1966
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Nice place to go and see Para's production of ores in simplified form. Monday's are closed to visitation an shopping rings and necklaces; but another days, Thursday - sunday they are regular open. Also, if you have time in the city, you can make a...More

Thank Amelia_Narita
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 34 hotels in Belem
Tulip Inn Belem Batista Campos
400 reviews
.74 km away
New Inn Batista Campos
654 reviews
.81 km away
Atrium Quinta de Pedras
457 reviews
.98 km away
Zoghbi All Suites Hotel
130 reviews
1.05 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Restaurant Point do Acai Veiga
788 reviews
.40 km away
Bar Dois Irmaos
28 reviews
.46 km away
Bar the Beatles
18 reviews
.37 km away
Parentela Espaco Gourmet e Choperia
16 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Teatro da Paz
1,501 reviews
1.18 km away
Mangal das Garcas
4,624 reviews
1.07 km away
Serra do Pardo National Park
5 reviews
1.19 km away
Gemas do Para Museum
242 reviews
.06 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Espaco Sao Jose Liberto staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit