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Rio Branco Palace, Salvador
(4.3/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
An imperious yet ornate construction, Rio Branco Palace makes no concessions to minimalism. Lovers of architecture will swoon at the immaculately preserved neoclassical, French-style façade that conceals an elegant, refined interior harking back to the colonial era of Brazilian history. Formerly a barracks and a prison, the building has undergone several reconstructions over the years--the most recent being in 1984--and is of cultural importance to both Salvador and the wider Bahia region. With our online itinerary creator, Salvador attractions like Rio Branco Palace can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The architecture of the Palace that was the seat of State Government until 79-is quite remarkable. For visitation, is allowed access to the lounge to the right of the entrance and the balcony nearby, with a magnificent view of the Bay of all saints. Too bad they don't allow access to the terraces below this balcony and the other salons, that the pictures found on the internet are even more stunning that the Salon allowed, with an inlaid floors, beautiful Windows and a wooden ceiling all worked.
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  • Beautiful building that today involves showrooms. With neo-classical style, fills the eyes for the sumptuousness and splendor in their architectural ornaments. Recommend.
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  • It has two rooms of Museum showing a few Presidents and other with models of situations history of everyday life in Brazil. The entrance is free.
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  • Beautiful building with great views of the sea. Only one or two rooms are accessible with small exhibitions. The grand staircases and numerous other rooms not fulfilling their potential.
  • Beautiful, if you´re around here don´t miss it.
  • Ótimo. Atende bem.
  • Local muito lindo
  • Vale a pena a visita