Casa do Pontal

Rio de Janeiro

Owned by French designer Jacques Van de Beuque, this impressive museum containing some 4500 pieces has one of the best folk-art collections in Brazil. The assorted artifacts are grouped according to theme, including rural life, popular festivals, religion and erotic art. The grounds of the museum are surrounded by lush vegetation.

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