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Historic Centre of the Town of Diamantina
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Historic Centre of the Town of Diamantina

Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Brazil
Diamantina, a colonial village set like a jewel in a necklace of inhospitable rocky mountains, recalls the exploits of diamond prospectors in the 18th century and testifies to the triumph of human cultural and artistic endeavour over the environment.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Historic Centre of the Town of Diamantina", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.