Palacio Cruz e Sousa, Florianopolis
(4.3/5 based on 320 reviews on the web)
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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  • cruz e souza Palace, which is also the Museum of art, is only reasonable. is open for visitation, but in retirement. nothing significant in terms of the life and work of cruz e souza, just furniture that served the rulers. by the way, the furniture of catete, rio Museum, are more interesting. only worth it for the architecture of the Palace itself, which also is not extraordinary. return to the Museum's suggestion of catete, in rio.
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  • I'm suspect to assess because I love objects and old buildings. I loved to visit. The architecture is beautiful, especially the marquetry floors. The crockery in the dining room are replicas. But the other objects are really cool. The visitation is super cheap. Worth checking out. Super recommend.
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  • I was in an exhibition at the Palace. The place is beautiful, Sundays admission is free. Guided tours are excellent. Tmab ´ me a great option for rainy days.
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