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Olimpio Campos Palace, Aracaju

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Located in the center of Aracaju is Olimpio Campos Palace, a museum exhibiting the political and economic history of the region known as Sergipe, the smallest state of the Brazilian Federation. The museum is surrounded by a lush green landscape and artificial ponds. Once inside, there are several guides available to help you learn about the entire collection, which includes items used by governors until the 19th century. Nearby, you will find the Metropolitan Cathedral of Aracaju, the busy square full of bars and kiosks, and the Art Gallery of Alvaro Santos. Make Olimpio Campos Palace a part of your Aracaju vacation plans using our Aracaju vacation generator.
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Where to stay in Aracaju

The main coastal road in Aracaju's southeast houses the bulk of its available accommodations. Just a short walk from the city's most popular beaches, the rooms here offer good views and convenient location. Chain hotels and independents dominate the selection in this area, with rooms ranging from the simple to the luxurious, plus extra amenities at a higher price. Budget-conscious travelers may wish to explore the main residential area to the north, with simple hotels and guesthouses available.
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  • The Governor's Palace is a very interesting building to visit, there are lots of things to see and it gives the visitor a real taste of Governmental history in Sergipe going back to 1860. There is one...  more »
  • There are some guided visits to the palace but the guides dont have too much information and give some very wrong information. You should try to see it by your own and read some information to confirm...  more »
  • This is not really a palace, more of a governor's house. It's still worth seeing, as it's free and full of nice things, but it was only built last century, so it's still pretty young.  more »
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  • Wonderful Museum that tells the story of the politics of Sergipe and evidence the Governors since the province up to the State. Recommend to anyone who likes history. Too bad it's not possible to shoot. Legal service a few times.
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  • The tour, which is free, goes by fast for the quarters but it's interesting. The building is very beautiful, although give to realize that some paintings on the ceiling were retouched so amateur. You can't take pictures inside the building, only in the lobby. Currently the building no longer works as the Government Palace.
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  • The trick is the following: do not go on the eve of holidays. The Museum does not open! I left the River to visit the site and came to the door in my face. Building beautiful by the way, as well as the city of Aracaju!
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  • Excellent cultural option for those coming to visit Aracaju. The Palace Museum Olímpio Campos is very well organized and surprises by the richness of the collection. The Director who received us, Ms. Isaura, was very attentive and receptive. The visitation guide Georg is knowledgeable of the information passed on. Congratulations to all for the preservation of the history and culture of Sergipe.
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  • A good option to learn a little about the history of Sergipe. Stay in the Center and is a very beautiful mansion. Worth knowing. Recommend!!
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