Information about Cape Verde: Cape Verde officially the Republic of Cabo Verde, is an island country spanning an archipelago of 10 volcanic islands in the central Atlantic Ocean. It forms part of the Macaronesia ecoregion, along with the Azores, Canary Islands, Madeira, and the Savage Isles. . Praia is the capital and the largest city with a population of 160.000 (2019). Read More...

Cape Verde Museums And Heritage

March 17, 2017


Museu Etnográfico da Praia is an ethnographic museum in the Cape Verdean capital of Praia on the island of Santiago. It is located at 45 Rua 5 de Julho, in the historic part of the city, the Plateau. The museum was opened in November 1997 and is located in a 19th century building. Address: Av 5 de Julio, Praia, Cape Verde, Phone: +238 261 84 21

Quartel Jaime Mota is a historical building in the historic city centre (Plateau) of Praia, Cape Verde. It is situated at the southern end of Avenida Andrade Corvo, near the Presidential Palace of Cape Verde. It was built between 1823 and 1826 as a military barracks. The present structure in Neo-Manueline style dates from 1872, and was further expanded and modified in the late 19th and early 20th century.

Centro Nacional de Artesanato e Design (English: “National Center of Crafts and Design”) is a museum in the city of Mindelo on the island of São Vicente in Cape Verde. It situated at the north end of Praça Nova in the city centre of Mindelo. It exhibits works of popular culture, design and crafts.

Compact museum featuring objects retrieved from local shipwrecks & other undersea artifacts. Address: Av. Cidade de Lisboa, Praia, Cape Verde, Phone: +238 261 88 70

The Museu da Tabanca is a museum in the town Chã de Tanque in the western part of the island of Santiago in Cape Verde. It is dedicated to local culture, including tabanka music. Wikipedia

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