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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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  • I went to make a scheduled visit to the Palace with 5-year-old son and several other children, very interesting, very well trained guides. I love to visit, it's worth it!
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  • Great. Visit monitored for me and my wife. The Guide explained a lot of history and a lot of patience. Yet we saw a film about the restorations made to the palacio
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  • architecture is beautiful. is a real Palace even. The road ahead is absurd. If not anyone know q, forget it, just see in passing
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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.