Palacio Cruz e Sousa, Florianopolis

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The city center, with its alleys, rows of houses, churches, and museums, contains many fine examples of colonial architecture, and Palacio Cruz e Sousa is one of the most recognizable. This landmark, with its ten allegorical sculptures outside and a majestic staircase inside, was built in the 17th century and served as a government palace. Today, you can visit the museum housed inside it, honoring a distinguished Santa Catarina poet of the Symbolist literary movement. At this site, which has seen its share of dramatic events in the city’s long history, you can take a guided tour to learn more about the rich cultural and artistic heritage of the region. The museum is located right next to the Metropolitan Cathedral and faces the XV de Novembro Square. Plan to visit Palacio Cruz e Sousa during your Florianopolis vacation using our convenient Florianopolis trip itinerary builder.
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  • Worth a given, especially if the market Hall of Florianopolis. Are historic monuments that have a bit of local history.
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  • The palacio Cruz e souza and today a museum which houses parts of the last century. It was the Palace of Government and has many pieces that made up the original collection in the context of the time, operating rooms and Grand staircases and a special attention to frescos and the ceiling.
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  • Front of the Cathedral and plaza, saw just outside linda architecture, in great detail, we liked
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