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Pinacotheca Benedicto Calixto, Santos
(4.5/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web)
Recently restored, Pinacotheca Benedicto Calixto is an impressive waterfront mansion housing a permanent exhibition of about 50 works by one of Brazil’s most respected painters. See Benedicto Calixto’s seascapes, landscapes, portraits, and nudes here, or visit the museum library for a collection of art books. The house was built in the early 1900s, in an eclectic style, and formerly served as a private home to several wealthy families. The indoor garden is a testament to the luxury once enjoyed by coffee barons. Make this a short stop on your tour of the city, or time your visit for one of many cultural events and concerts frequently taking place at the museum. Admission is free. Plan to visit Pinacotheca Benedicto Calixto during your Santos vacation using our convenient Santos travel itinerary maker.
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Reviews
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  • Is a location with a beautiful architecture, which has a beautiful garden, works that tell the story of Saints, features various cultural activities such as theatre and music, and now has a nice Bistro in your garden-the staff are very attentive! Good to visit on your own or accompanied by family and/or friends!
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  • For those who appreciate architecture, history and art is the ideal place for a visit. The garden is very nice, with a spectacular garden and filled with works by the great painter Benedito Calixto. Worth checking out!
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  • Vale also observe the beauty of the House where the pinacoteca, their gardens and how to get back all and enjoy a lot of the work of the painter Benedito Callisto.
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  • Free admission. Small art gallery in a historic building. It's all very nicely kept, worth a stop for sure. Often hosts cultural events as well.
  • Pinacoteca sensacional! Vale a visita!!!
  • Sempre com exposições belíssimas, esse é um de meus locais favoritos em Santos.
  • O último Casarão Histórico preservado da Orla, foi construído em 1900 pelo alemão senhor Dickr, a decoração interna tem o estilo Art Nouveau, a escada é de mármore Carrara, com corrimão de ferro maciço. No 2º andar tem a Exposição permanente do Pintor Benedito Calixto (Itanhaém, 14 de outubro de 1853 — São Paulo, 31 de maio de 1927) - Promove Exposições de Pinturas e Artes Plásticas em geral, apresentação de grupos Musicais e até Exposição de carros antigos....Centro Cultural muito agradável, tem nos fundos um jardim bem cuidado e muito bom para relaxar.
  • casarão e lindo