Memorial dos Autonomistas, Rio Branco

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Situated on the city’s main plaza, Memorial dos Autonomistas is home to a permanent exhibition honoring Acre’s battle for statehood. This memorial is also the burial place of José Guiomard dos Santos, an important federal administrator who helped pass legislation giving Acre its statehood. At this modern building you can attend an exhibition of paintings by regional artists or see a play by the local drama ensemble. For a quick lesson about the city’s history, take a look at the site’s large collection of historic photographs. This museum/memorial also features a small coffee shop, where you can grab a snack before continuing on your city tour. Use our Rio Branco travel itinerary maker to arrange your visit to Memorial dos Autonomistas and other attractions in Rio Branco.
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  • The Memorial of the Autonomists is located in the city center very close to other tourist points of Rio Branco. There's always a local display, worth a visit and take pictures at the site.
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  • Site has a great collection on the history of Acre, where refers to the independence of the State of Acre.
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  • Memorial of the Autonomists is an excellent place to be visited by those who want to learn a little more about the history an Acre. Public place and comfortable. Worth knowing.
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Where to stay in Rio Branco

Rio Branco offers only a small handful of accommodation options, so be ready to book in advance to avoid missing out. The city lacks budget-friendly hostels but makes up for it in relatively affordable hotels. Look in the Rodoviaria area for the best selection. Most accommodations will include WiFi, but double check with the site you're interested in if that’s important to you. A few places offer free breakfast, so you can save your money for sightseeing.
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