Cine Teatro da Mina de São Domingos


In São Domingos, on the main road leading into town, this place provides a suitable introduction to life during the peak of the mining industry days. Although all signage (and film footage) is in Portuguese, the photographs on display do a fine job of evoking a bygone era.

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