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Palacio Anchieta, Vitoria

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Originally built by Jesuits as the College of St. James, Palacio Anchieta has housed the seat of government for the state of Espírito Santo since the 18th century, making it one of the oldest seats of government in Brazil. The first wing was completed in 1587, replacing a Jesuit church that had stood in its place until it was burned down in a fire. Since then the palace has suffered not one but three other major fires, and has undergone several restorations. Today the palace is open to the public and houses the symbolic tomb of Father José de Anchieta, whose remains were lost at sea when the ship transporting them to Portugal sank. Using our custom trip planner, Vitoria attractions like Palacio Anchieta can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The site, in addition to having a stunning architectural structure, offers tours every hour on the hour during the holiday period. During the ride, there is a guide that gives a real history lesson. It's worth a lot of it, especially for those curious about the past. I don't think it would be very suitable for children.
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  • To run the script from the beaches, the visitor is guided and very interesting, even has a video in a mini cinema, great pictures, and learning. one of the coolest rides to Victory.
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  • Very beautiful, historic Ride anyway. Beautiful architecture walk tbm. Not recommend alone for being dangerous at night.
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  • Bonito palácio.
  • Muito bonito palácio
  • Sede do Governo do Estado do Espírito Santo.
  • Principal ponto turístico da capital.
  • Muito legal, inaugurado em 15 de outubro de 1998, é uma iniciativa da Fundação Vale, instituição que realiza ações, projetos e programas sociais, Conta com exposições permanentes, Workshop, cultural, educativo e possui uma linda vista da baia de Vitória. Este museu está localizado às margens da baía de Vitória, em Vila Velha, no Espírito Santo, foi instalado na antiga sede da Estação Pedro Nolasco, um prédio de três andares construído em 1927. O acesso se dá pelo bairro de São Torquato próximo a primeira ponte.