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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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  • Wonderful! In addition to much beauty has a Rico Padre Anchieta's cultural past. Beautiful view to the sea.
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  • With the exception of a few restaurants on the street Range rose, the Victory Center is not very pretty and does not offer good gastronomic options, besides being very busy Monday through Friday, then I recommend performing the walk to Anchieta Palace on Sunday morning. The visit is free and there is always some artistic display on site.
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  • The seat of Government, historical building, a former Jesuit College, current seat of the Government of the Holy Spirit. Where is located the grave of Saint José de Anchieta, where they display several interesting exhibitions during the year.
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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.