Cidade Velha - Visita Histórica

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Step into the vibrant heart of Cidade Velha, Cabo Verde's oldest settlement. Discover the places, visit centuries-old churches, and soak in the captivating atmosphere of this UNESCO-listed treasure.

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  • We are passionate about sharing the rich history and culture from Cidade Velha.
  • With us, you'll see the sights and feel the heartbeat of Cidade Velha.
  • We will make your visit truly special and memorable.

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Step into the time-worn streets of Cidade Velha, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Cabo Verde, where history comes alive amidst colonial-era buildings and ancient fortresses. Begin your exploration at Cidade Velha Square, adorned with the iconic Pillory, before ascending the ramparts of São Filipe Fortress for sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean. Continue your journey through time with a visit to the Nossa Senhora do Rosário Church, a 15th-century marvel of Baroque architecture, and wander along the historic Rua Banana, where bustling markets and quaint cafes offer a glimpse into daily life. Finally, delve into the poignant history of transatlantic slavery at São João Batista Fort, home to the Museu da Escravatura, before bidding farewell to this captivating enclave where the past is forever intertwined with the present.

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