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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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  • The Piratini Palace is a beautiful building located in front of the square Wrong. serves as headquarters for Diodorus State Governor. Pretty much as much outside as inside, is worth a visit.
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  • A discreet location in front of praça da matriz, without much expression or visual appeal. the internal environment is more pleasant and luxurious with some works of art and antique furniture. but nothing spectacular.
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  • This is one of the most significant buildings of Porto Alegre and reflects the whole quality of an architectural style, both in and outside your internal environment.
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  • Beautiful place
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  • very hiatória
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  • Building of the State Government of Rio Grande do Sul
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  • Beautiful seat of Government of the RS
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  • Beautiful Palace which is currently the seat of the State Government
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Where to stay in Porto Alegre

When searching for a place to stay during your Porto Alegre vacation, you'll notice a large range of eco-hostels and environmentally friendly lodgings. In keeping with the city's progressive trends, these green accommodation options are becoming a hit among eco-conscious travelers; you'll find them throughout the city, especially in the bohemian neighborhood of Cidade Baixa. You can also choose between plenty of traditional high-rise hotels, particularly in the neighborhood of Moinhos de Vento. For proximity to the best attractions in Porto Alegre, stay in the old town of Centro Historico.
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