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Mercado de Escravos - Núcleo Museológico Rota da Escravatura

5 Einheimischen empfohlen
Standort
26 R. da Sra. da Graça
Lagos, 8600-315
ÖffnungszeitenGeschlossen · Öffnet wieder: Tuesday 2:00 PM

Tipps von Einheimischen

Marylene
Marylene
March 02, 2019
This building in Praça do Infante Dom Henrique has a tragic history. It is widely believed to have been the first slave market in Europe. In 1444 Prince Henry the Navigator set up a trading post in Arguin Bay, an island off the coast of Mauritania in West Africa. From 1444 onwards the West African…
Maria Luisa
Maria Luisa
May 06, 2018
EN: This historic building, built on the site where it worked, is presumed to be the first European Slave Market in the 19th century, is now a museum that uses technology to tell us the history of slavery in Portugal. A small but very well organized space that conveys the historical testimony of…
Rob
Rob
July 22, 2017
Portugese sailers were merchants and masters at the seas. When slaves were exported to America from Africa they saw a commercial opportunity and started to transport the slaves. At this market slaves were sold and bought. It's a black page of history but one that has to be told. The name of our city…