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São José Liberto

São José Liberto Review

Belém's old prison began as a monastery, became a brewery, then an armory, a nunnery, and eventually the final stop for many criminals. Today's museums and garden are an attempt to redeem long years of tortuous conditions and bloody rebellions. Behind the enormously thick walls are a gem museum, a prison museum, and several shops.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Praça Amazonas, Jurunas, Belém, 66023-075 | Map It
  • Phone: 091/3344–3500
  • Cost: R$4
  • Hours: Tues.–Sat. 10–10, Sun. 3–10
  • Website:
  • Location: Belém
Updated: 06-24-2013

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