Solar dos Câmara, Porto Alegre

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  • The Manor of Camera, previously named Villa the Visconde de Pelotas is a historical and cultural building, is located at rua Duque de Caxias, 968 in the historic centre of porto Alegre, it was built between 1818 and 1824 as a residence the Fernandes Pinheiro, then Inspector of the Alfãndega of Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina, Viscount of São Leopoldo and first President of the province of São Pedro do Sul , who lived at the site until your death in 1847. In 1851 the second Viscount of pelotas, José Antônio Correia da Câmara married and came to live in the House and in 1874 the residence has undergone a major renovation and the original style was adapted to suit the dominant neoclassical taste of the period, so the building was enlarged and the internal environments have received several modifications and refinements that included new chandeliers, velvet curtains , decorations, lace, carpets and crystals. In 1889 after the proclamation of the Republic the second Viscount of Pelotas was sworn in as first Governor of the State of Rio Grande do Sul and knighted the following year as Marshal so that solar is one of the foci of the remained political power in Rio Grande do Sul until 1893, when the Marshal Board died. The third and final resident of the manor was the professor and politician Armando Pereira Correa da Câmara, grandson of the second Viscount of Pelotas and great-grandson of Viscount of São Leopoldo, anti-Communist politician and Christian formation, he was an important political leader, Senator, Rector of the University of Rio Grande do Sul and first Rector of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul. The mansion was the scene of meetings and political meetings that have marked the history of the State and of Brazil and in 1963 the building was listed by IPHAN, as well as your historical value, became the oldest remnant of the 19TH century residential architecture in Porto Alegre. After the death of Senator Armando Pereira camera strap, in 1975 were initiated negotiations with members of the Legislative Assembly of the traditional family Corrêa to acquisition of the building, which was finally acquired in 1981, the Legislative Assembly to administer it, installing initially on site search service and historical documentation and a museum. From 1988 started the restoration works in partnership with the IPHAN, seeking the recovery of the original features of the building and in 1993 already fully restored, the manor was opened to the community in the form of a complete cultural space, aiming to promote the Gaucho, culture and traditions. The garden has several environments with interesting features, the portal of entry itself is impressive and conveys the feeling of opulence and dermonstra the power that surrounded the place, the densely wooded garden has beautiful statues and fountains, in the front Windows show metal balconies worked and embossed adornments and as a great Cap parapet held several ceramic statues of Portuguese origin representing the continents and that today are exposed inside the House , along with other decorations and utensils. In the interior, José Lewgoy Hall where music recitals, theater and poetry, with a large chandelier, velvet curtains, openings with milestones in carved wood, paintings and decorative murals and other important site is the old Dining Hall, also with murals representing still life and countryside. The Manor of the camera is a complete cultural space, diponibilizando different environments and programs to the community and still houses a small memorial, the library Borges de Medeiros, the photographic exhibition Room J.B. Scalco, musical free shows at Solar Soiree project and the Department of Institutional Relations of the Assembly and the legislative School seeks to promote education for citizenship and for the strengthening of the legislative branch. Solar access is made through the Legislative Assembly and provides to the public in addition to a collection of wonderful works of art, many options of artistic, musical, cultural events and exhibitions, the site is open to public from Monday to Friday, 8:00 to 18:00 and admission is free and offers guided tours that tell the history of the site.
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  • It's always interesting to discover our origins and the garden says a lot. Today, access is by the Legislative Assembly and has permanent exhibitions, as well as exhibitions.
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  • Beautiful manor located next to the House. You feel in Porto Alegre from 100 years ago when if lets in space. It's like a trip within the trip.
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  • The Camera ' Solar is one of the few houses of old Porto Alegre that survived the renovation of the Historic Centre of the city occurred from the years 50. Today the Manor is a Museum and historical research center, with an interesting collection. Also occur several cultural activities in several days of the week and at different times.
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