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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  • I never knew on the inside, but the image that we have seen outside enchants the eyes, old building for those who like it's a full plate.
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  • Apart from the historic buildings and the city, this square is very simple. Despite being portrait and a meeting point of many protests held in recent years.
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  • The Palace of the Azoreans, right in the Centre of Porto Alegre, is there as the building where the Mayor's Office and the fountain "Fonte Talavera de la Reina", donated by the Spanish Government for the centenary of the Farroupilha Revolution. Is close to many other attractions, including the public market of Porto Alegre. A place that could be more charming, not for the medigos that inhabit. Still, it's visit should not exempt by the charm and historical-political context.
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