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Piratini Palace, Porto Alegre
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The headquarters of the local government is situated in Piratini Palace. The exterior is in neoclassic style amidst green gardens, while the interior is decorated with painted murals and Baroque frescoes. Chandeliers that are replicas of existing ones in the Palace of Versailles, a marble staircase that leads to governor’s office, and gold plated 42 sq m (452 sq ft) of carpet are some of the highlights of this mansion. At the entrance, you will be welcomed by three sculptures by artist Paul Landowski representing agriculture, industry, and spring. In the gardens there is also an antique car, and an Egyptian-themed fountain, as well as a Creole shed, where you are greeted with a cooking demonstration of traditional gaucho culture. For Piratini Palace and beyond, use our Porto Alegre travel itinerary maker to get the most from your Porto Alegre vacation.
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  • Beautiful, inside and out, we were well received, was in a super crowded day there of politicians, but the Guide welcomed us very well and with a lot of calm. I visited the Piratini Palace in September of 2015.
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  • Simple but nice, has a little guide of history, pictures, paintings, cars, place of culture. very nice, well located.
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  • Seat of Government of the RS, the Palace is next to the Cathedral and very close to the São Pedro theater! Worth the trip
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