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Rio Branco Palace, Salvador

(4.3/5 based on 260+ 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 White River is one of the jewels of the city of Salvador. The architecture of the Palace, the location, your views of Baia de Todos os Santos and your story, make it a unique place in the city
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  • I had no idea such a beautiful place. worth knowing this building, overlooking the bahia de todos os santos.
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  • Next to this the elavdor lacerda, and la geramnte custaman be many hawkers trying to sell you a bunch of stuff, is fast they always want money in Exchange, has some dressed that charge to take pictures with them,
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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