Explore Cidade Velha

Get to know the World Heritage Site and the stories and charms hidden in each experience.

Banana's Street

A trace of the original architecture of the 15th century, with its whitewashed houses and thatched roofs, from this street you can enjoy the vegetation along Ribeira Grande.

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São Roque Chapel

A historical heritage located in the upper part of the city near Fortaleza Real, A small building that is in good condition.

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Nossa Senhora de Rosário's Church

One of the examples of sub-Saharan Gothic architecture, Manueline style the founding element of this building, built in honor of Our Lady of Rosario patron saint of black men.

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Pillory

The pillory is still in good condition and represents a part of the history of slavery.

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Se Cathedral

The first cathedral built in the West African coast in 1556 on the initiative of Friar Francisco da Cruz, in a privileged position, facing the ocean.

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Royal Fortress

The São Felipe Fortress is located at the entrance of the city, a building with walled structures, easily accessible, its surrounding area is a true viewpoint.

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