Mercado de Escravos (The Slave Market)

In the mid-15th century, the first African slaves arrived in Lagos and began to be sold. One of the city’s oldest buildings currently houses the Slave Market Museum, which gives visitors a perspective of this regrettable chapter in Portuguese history.

Additional Information

County: Lagos

Phone: 282 762 301/282 770 020

VisitPortugal URL: https://visitalgarve.pt/en/450/mercado-de-escravos-the-slave-market.aspx


Coordinates: 37.100631,-8.671247