Valongo Wharf

The Valongo Wharf is an old dock located in the of , between the current Coelho e Castro and Sacadura Cabral streets.Built in 1811, it was the site of landing and trading of enslaved Africans until 1831, with the blockade of Africa banning the Atlantic slave trade to Brazil.

Notable Places in the Area

University
The is the astronomical observatory of the UFRJ. is situated 190 metres south of Valongo Wharf.

Harbor
The is a seaport in the city of , located in a cove on the west shore of . is situated 350 metres north of Valongo Wharf. Photo: Jorge Andrade, CC BY 2.0.

Museum
is situated 570 metres east of Valongo Wharf. Photo: Mariordo, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Railway halt
is situated 310 metres north of Valongo Wharf. Photo: Mwaldeck, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is a neighborhood of , . Its population in 2000 was 2186.

Suburb
is a neighborhood in , .

Zona Central is the historical, administrative, and financial centre of the city of , . Photo: Thiago Souza, CC0.

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