For handicrafts made of local wood and stone, clay soaps, and semi-precious jewelry, stop by the beautiful old Mercado Cultural. Perched above the river on the main square, the market began construction in the 19th …
The lovely Prefeitura Municipal, built in 1860, was the mansion of Colonel César Sá – the Neoclassical details were reportedly added to please his wife.
Honors the patron saint of miners – and was built by slaves.
At the 19th-century French vice-consulate building, diamond commerce was negotiated.