Instituto Moreira Salles, Rio de Janeiro

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.7/5 based on 800+ reviews on the web
Tucked away in a residential neighborhood of Rio is Instituto Moreira Salles, a place that not even the locals know about. A magnificent modernist banker's house turned into the namesake cultural center, it is now a temple dedicated to art and culture. The home itself portrays the brilliant 1950’s architecture of Oscar Neimeyer and the garden designed by the maestro landscaper, Roberto Burle Marx. The art collection is great and there is a famous collection of recordings and photos from Rio in the 30s. The store sells a small selection of the prints, along with books, totebags, and t-shirts. The restaurant provides various meals at great prices. The center provides information panels both in Portuguese and English. Instituto Moreira Salles is truly a perfect cultural and tranquil getaway from the city. Use our Rio de Janeiro travel itinerary maker to visit Instituto Moreira Salles on your trip to Rio de Janeiro, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Beautiful 1 banker now deceased, with works of art and always great exhibitions, bookstore and delicious Bistro 1 the foods are served in a beautiful garden with fountain decorated by Burle Marx. Find out if you're going on any play for children or adult performances. Beautiful tb cinema 1 has.
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  • Beautiful copy of "high school Rio" of modern architecture. The visit is worth to get to know this city's cultural heritage and good exhibitions that IMS has produced. Bonus: ice cream cheese and guava in the restaurant.
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  • The Institute is a real wonderful space for people who love and have fun every day with ...
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  • My favorite museum in Rio, incredible place with many gardens and areas to sit. Expositions focus on photography
  • Incredibly beautiful place. Garden design by Roberto Burle Marx. Interesting exhibitions. A must for lovers of 1950s architecture.
  • Beautiful museum.
  • Ambiente super tranquilo e agradável para passear
  • Um lugar fenomenal!!!
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