City Hall - Paco dos Acorianos (Palace of the Azoreans), Porto Alegre
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Erected in 1898 and located in the historic city center, City Hall - Paco dos Acorianos (Palace of the Azoreans) was constructed in the monumental manner prevalent at the time of its building. This historic site at the heart of the state capital was designed by Italian architect Giovanni Carrara Colfosco, who had previously made his name as a builder of railway bridges. The building’s facades are decorated in an eclectic style that was greatly influenced by neoclassical patterns and details. You can see this city landmark when you walk through the Montevideo Square. Note the groups of sculptures in front of the building, which are allegorical representations of principles such as freedom, democracy, and justice. Just across the avenue is the city’s famous Public Market, with over 100 shops and restaurants. Use our Porto Alegre trip itinerary planner to visit City Hall - Paco dos Acorianos (Palace of the Azoreans) on your trip to Porto Alegre, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • The Paço Municipal de Porto Alegre, better known as Palace of the Azores, is the seat of the city of Porto Alegre. In front of you, is where Montevideo Square is installed the ' source Talavera de La Reina ', a gift from the Spanish colony in 1935, during the celebration of the centenary of the Farroupilha Revolution, this point considered the ground zero of the city. The building had its construction started on 28 September 1898 and completed in April 1901, and is a unique beauty, all built in eclectic style derived from neoclassical standards. Must-see.
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  • small square in front of City Hall with a fine source!! always very busy, it's mandatory crossing point.
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  • An attraction in the historic center, beautiful architecture, and within easy reach, situated among other historical buildings of the city.
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