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Vila do Biribiri

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Address: Trevo Br 367 Km 587, Diamantina, State of Minas Gerais 39100-000, Brazil
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A time machine

Wonderful old yet well preserved small village just a few kilometers from Diamantina. There is an old now closed textile factory with a small power plant that in the past used to... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2016
Marcelo D
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Wonderful old yet well preserved small village just a few kilometers from Diamantina. There is an old now closed textile factory with a small power plant that in the past used to generate all the electric power to Diamantina city and surrounding spots. Definitely a worthwhile visit. Don't miss it.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Its simple diferente. In the National Park... in the midle of nowhere and no one, close to the river and snl village with a few restaurants with home made products and locl food in oldfashion way.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2014

Well, if you're in Biribiri you might as well pop by the village. Charming and friendly place! But if you stocked your cooler with good food and beer before driving to the state park, well, don't feel like you missed a lot if you'd rather spend the whole day by the waterfalls.

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Rio de Janeiro
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2013

If you are visiting the Park of Biribiri, go to this amazing village! It was created end of XIX century around a textile industry, that meanwhile went bankupt. This village has houses with little gardens & orchards, a school, a church: everything that was needed for the workers of the industry. When it went bankrupt, the place was completely abandoned.... More 

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Reviewed 21 April 2013

When you check in at the gate to the State Park that you must drive through to get to Biribiri you will be cautioned against the vandalismo and vagabondos that could trouble you on the 12 km dirt road leading to the abandoned textile mill town. Don't be discouraged but go ahead. The countryside is beautiful and the cachoeiras (waterfalls)... More 

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