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Casa de Cultura Mario Quintana

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Address: Rua dos Andradas, 736 - Centro, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90020-004, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 51 32127061
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Classic and beautiful building in downtown

This place is a must-see in Porto Alegre. It's a shame that some rooms are empty but you can still see where Mario Quintana used to live and check out some art exhibitions... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
Carla V
Porto Alegre, RS
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Porto Alegre, RS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is a must-see in Porto Alegre. It's a shame that some rooms are empty but you can still see where Mario Quintana used to live and check out some art exhibitions. There's also a really nice garden and a café on the top floor with a fine view of the Guaíba Lake.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

The Casa de Cultura Mario Quintana used to house a hotel where the writer lived for a while - his bedroom is still kept as it used to be and can be seen through a window by the visitors. The terrace also features a garden.

Thank Ana K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Amazing place to go while in the city! There's an exterior garden on the last floor, beautiful, inside a coffee and restaurant shop. There are wonderful exhibitions almost every month and even classes for general public, if scheduled (artistically driven). Also, on Thursday's you can go to life drawing classes for free, at 2pm

Thank Bruno P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This is one of the greatest Brazilian poets. It worths learning more about this work and life. The coffee in the museum is great too.

Thank Tatiana C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Beautiful organized art-space. A lot of small expositions, library, sound library, garden, theater, some dancing clases (which was interesting just to see as well).

Thank Marina G
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

It is a very small place but is fun and it's five minutes from the art museum, so it ends up being a quite nice and relaxing visit

Thank Luiza C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Love the architecture of this building. Not too many entertainment options. But a lovely place to explore. I love the rooftop garden.

Thank Mariana A
Oak Park
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is the place! Beautiful, recently restored, and with a lovely rooftop cafe on the top floor. Lots of art, a nice little boutique, and a violin player on one of the walkways when we were there! Certainly worth checking out, and adding to your Centro exploring.

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Cascais, Portugal
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Just interesting .. A former luxury hotel repurposed for an arts center. Beyond the architecture which is very interesting, also has some art studios and artistic training workshops. Worth a visit if you're in the neighborhood

Thank Luiz44
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We didn't have time to explore the inside of the building, but the outside was beautiful. There was some sort of small Carnival like parade going on that day and we decided to watch people gather from across the street. There are also many restaurants nearby.

Thank Harmony P

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