Real Gabinete Portugues Da Leitura, Rio de Janeiro

Categories: Libraries, Traveler Resources
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4.6/5 based on 1,400+ reviews on the web
A Reading Room of the Portuguese Community in Brazil exists in Rio, Salvador and Santos, and the movement to constitute these institutions began in the 1840's. They were founded and financed by Portuguese individuals of the time, and of all of them, maybe the most interesting is the one in Rio de Janeiro. The institution in Rio became \"Royal\" only in 1906, just 4 years before the end of the monarchy in Portugal. The library holds important historical documents which date from the Portuguese discovery of Brazil, and has since diversified to serve the needs of modern library users. The architectural style of the building is Neo Manueline, with all the stonework of the façades and other elements sculpted and sent out from Lisbon. The actual reading room has a cast iron structure and thus the \"ensemble\" shows strong similarities with the contemporary works at Belém (Extensions to the Jeronimos Monastery and the Rossio station in central Lisbon, neither of which were designed by Rafael da Silva e Castro. The final authorship of the project is a little confused as administration of the works was carried out in Brazil by others.
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  • A great place to get an overview of the construction of the brazilian culture. Excellent collection, too bad it didn't correct conservation funds.
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  • Building embedded in the center of the city, of an era of extreme historical significance for all Brazil. Rich and impressive interior architecture. Pity that constantly limits visitors to be in work.
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  • The building is in external maintenance, but even so you can enjoy the beauty of it. Inside, it's magnificent!
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  • This place is great. It's a little bit offbeat, and the books here are ancient! Worth visiting.
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  • Você conhece o Real Gabinete Português de Leitura? Esse lugar incrível, localizado no centro do Rio de Janeiro, possui a maior e mais valiosa biblioteca de obras de autores portugueses fora de Portugal, sendo que contém mais de 300.000 volumes em seu acervo! É inacreditável!!!! Uma biblioteca surreal, com um visual de tirar o fôlego, acervo com obras raras e manuscritos, e, ainda por cima, um ótimo lugar para relaxar ou estudar! Seu horário de funcionamento é de segunda a sexta, das 9h às 18h. A entrada é gratuita, porém para retirar livros é necessário ser sócio do local. Quando em visita ao Rio de Janeiro, não deixe de visitar! Temos certeza de que você também vai se surpreender!!!!
  • 皇家葡萄牙语阅览室(Real Gabinete Português de Leitura),拍摄于2015年4月2日。偏处闹市一隅,这里收藏了35万册图书,是全世界除葡萄牙本土之外,收藏葡语图书最多的地方。阅览室在巴西皇帝佩德罗二世主政期间动工修建,在建筑师拉斐尔(Rafael da Silva)主持下,历时7年完成,繁复的雕花、顶天立地的书架、木质的楼梯、五彩的玻璃穹顶,瞬间让人感受到“皇家”一词的分量。阅览室外墙立柱上有四尊雕像,左一是葡萄牙军事家、航海家佩德罗·加布拉尔(Pedro Álvares Cabral),据称是他发现了巴西;左二是葡萄牙诗人路易斯·卡莫斯(Luís de Camões),他的作品在葡语世界的名声与荷马、但丁的作品比肩;左三是葡萄牙航海教育家恩里克王子(Infante Dom Henrique de Avis),他曾在葡萄牙建立了第一所航海学校,为葡萄牙日后海上霸主地位奠定了基础;左四便是人们熟知的葡萄牙探险家、航海家、欧洲至印度航路的开辟者瓦斯科·达伽马(Vasco da Gama),让葡语世界“四大护法”守门,足可见皇家阅览室的地位。
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