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Santander Cultural

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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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Description: Mon-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat-Sun 11am-7pm

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

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

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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4 helpful votes 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
32 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 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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Saint Louis, Missouri
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103 reviews 103 reviews
29 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This art museum is located centrally in Porto Alegre in a historic building with a classic attractive lobby and main hall. At the time of our visit (entry was free) a very interesting Nik Muniz exhibit was going on - which was quite impressive for such a small museum. The setting enhances the works of art, and within an hour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

Thanks a lot of this place: I finally was able to visit the exhibition of Nik Muniz. It was very interesting! Also, there is a wonderful bookstore, as well as various accessories for painters (pencils, paint). There's also sold designer's jewelery. I loved decorating project Canoe. Very Recommend!!!

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Porto Alegre, RS
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84 reviews 84 reviews
53 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

It is a good place to visit in order to know the local culture and to assist sometimes exposition and similiar approach.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Its a fabulous museum mostly because of the classic architecture. They usually have good exhibits and also a small cinema that plays "non mainstream" movies. Definetely worth a visit. Located in a beautiful downtown area.

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