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Valongo Docks

1700

Rio de Janeiro Department of Conservation

Rio de Janeiro Department of Conservation

Buried for more than a century, the Valongo Docks was found in excavations made ​​during the revitalization works of the Port Zone of Rio de Janeiro in 2011. Gateway to over 1 million African slaves in Brazil in the nineteenth century, the pier it was the largest port receiver slaves in the world. Located between the streets Coelho e Castro and Sacadura Cabral, the Valongo has about 350 meters long.

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  • Title: Valongo Docks
  • Date Created: 1700
  • Location: Downtown

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