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The Amazon Sights

São José Liberto

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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, it is one of the best places to pick up traditional Marajoara ceramics and local handcrafts and jewelry. There is also a small precious-gem museum and a tranquil central courtyard.

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Praça Amazonas, Belém, 66023-075, Brazil



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  • Tues.–Sat. 9–7, Sun. 10–6


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