Biblioteca Antonio Torres (casa Do Muxarabie)

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  • Address: R. Quitanda, 48, Diamantina - MG, 39100-000, Brazil
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Biblioteca Antonio Torres (casa Do Muxarabie) is situated in the beautiful city of Diamantina and dates back to the 18th century’s second half. The building’s architecture is heavily influenced by the Portuguese architecture as well as the Arabic architecture. The building today stands out because of the Muxarabiê that can be found on the upper floor of the main facade. It is an exemplary example of Moorish influence and the piece consists of an entire balcony that remains enclosed in wooden latticework. It was created with the main aim of allowing women to look at the street without being seen. There’s a lot to see at Biblioteca Antonio Torres (casa Do Muxarabie) and the architecture of the house is worth appreciating.

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  • Biblioteca Antonio Torres (casa Do Muxarabie) Address: R. Quitanda, 48, Diamantina - MG, 39100-000, Brazil
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