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Address: Rua Sete De Setembro, 1028 | Centro Histórico, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 1028, Brazil
Phone Number: +55(51) 3287-5500
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Sun 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Description: Mon-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat-Sun 11am-7pm

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Free quality art in Porto Alegre Old Downtown

Amazing architecture, with a good photo exposition available right now. Cool staff and all for free!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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English first
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Amazing architecture, with a good photo exposition available right now. Cool staff and all for free!

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Porto Alegre, Brazil
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Santander Cultural is worth going. there you can find a coffee shop inside a safe cause the place used to be a bank. Its arquitecture is beautiful , as soon as you come into it look up and you see a glamorous view. it´s a place with very nice shows and it´s open to the community.

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Oak Park
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37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We saw a really neat art show here, some choro music, and a guitar + bass concert. There's always something, it's always affordable, and the building is gorgeous. The columns alone are worth coming in for! (giant Corinthian columns.) Oh, and the cafe in the old bank vault is very nice as well.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

A good price to appreciate a French neoclassic architecture. Also you can enjoy the art expositions and movies that they are current hosting.

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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Great place to visit in Porto Alegre! There's always excellents exhibitions. Most of it are for free! Try the caffe on the underground!

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Lajeado, RS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The Santander Cultural Space always has itinerant and self organized art exhibits, book reading meetings and a great movie schedule with indy and non-mainstream productions. Check their schedule at http://pranafilmes.com.br

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Located in a beautiful square in city centre they got Nice expos and their coffebar is in a old coffer (I mean an old BANK SAFE COFFER in The basement

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Porto Alegre, RS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Food is good, souvenir shop too, always nice things to see. Check what is available. Downtown may present difficulty in parking. Recommend take public transport and learning about the surroundings before going there.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Really beautiful building and often has really awesome exhibitions going on. But make sure you head downstairs to see the displays and history about Brazilian currency! You can even have coffee inside an old vault ;)

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Ningbo, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I was in Porto Alegre for two weeks during the world cup and i had plenty of time to look around. I think that this is one of the best places to see in PoA. Entrance is free and the exhibit was worth seeing. In another city, this attraction wouldn't get 5 stars, but because there isn't a great deal... More 

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