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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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Worth the visit for the architecture.

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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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.

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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

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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.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Nice place to get back in time and experience the old Majestic hotel where used to live the famous poet Mario Quintana. It is worth going all the way up to enjoy the view from the cafe.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

AMAZING old hotel where it used to live Mario Quintana, a poet. Nice view from The cafe tower. Lovely old style cinema. !!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

It was my first visit to Casa de Cultura Mario Quintana in downtown Porto Alegre. The former Majestic Hotel is so impregnated of culture and tradition that it is impossible to do not fall in love with this great complex. Take the lift, go straight to the top floor and start - slowly - going down, visiting the different spaces... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Visiting this place, you will be able to find the life and work done by one of the most famous writer in Brazil, and also have the opportunity to know the history of this old building refurbished for the purpose to be the Mario Quintana´s house.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

It is a former hotel turned cultural hub, an iconic historical spot, and a traditional gathering point. It houses art exhibitions, small libraries, workshops and souvenir shops. There is a cafe at the top (a bit pricy), a lovely garden on the 5th floor and three small cinema rooms, with very affordable tickets and less-mainstream movies (mostly from US, Brazil... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

In a beautiful building, this place is full of culture. On the roof there's a coffee store where you can go to see the beautiful sunset.

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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
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio Grande do Sul (RS)  >  Porto Alegre

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