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Mercado de Escravos (The Slave Market)

Museums

Mercado de Escravos (The Slave Market)

Lagos

In the mid-15th century, the first African slaves arrived in Lagos and began to be sold. One of the city’s oldest buildings currently houses the Slave Market Museum, which gives visitors a perspective of this regrettable chapter in Portuguese history.

Contacts

  • Praça do Infante, 315

  • 8600-525

  • Lagos

  • Lagos

  • +351 282 771 700

  • expediente.geral@cm-lagos.pt

Characteristics

  • Cultural Heritage

  • Museums

  • Paid

  • Open to the public

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