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Ipiranga House

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Needs a bit of TLC but still worth the visit

We only looked at the house from the outside and although it needs quite a bit of work, you can... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2015
Stalex24
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
European elegance

Needs restauration but you may find the best of the European refinement in every room. Curtains in... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2013
Carla_Thiago
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Sep 15, 2015
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Avenida Ipiranga 716, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 25610-150, Brazil
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Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

We love the visit of this house. The guide belongs to the family that lived here and told us very interesting comments about the house and its history. The furniture is well conserved and beautiful (exotic wood). We wish the city would contribute more to...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed September 15, 2015

an old fashined house in a famous garden. it needs to be restaured for visiting. the restaurant beside is worthwile.

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed August 29, 2015

We only looked at the house from the outside and although it needs quite a bit of work, you can still see the grandeur and the lovely architecture. The house is on a tree lined street and is located about 10 minutes from the Cathedral.

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

This house looks stunning from the street but it becomes even more special once you step inside. The great great grandson of the man who built the house provides the tours and his pride and awe for the property is infectious. I have visited stately...More

Date of experience: March 2014
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Reviewed January 13, 2014

We had lunch at Bordeaux (which is just next door) and visited the Ipiranga house (House of seven mistakes) after. The owner (great grandson of the man who built it) was very welcoming and explained us every little detail of the 130-year old house. Although...More

Date of experience: January 2014
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Reviewed September 14, 2013

Needs restauration but you may find the best of the European refinement in every room. Curtains in French style dated back to 130 years old. Ceilings and floors made of mosaic of solid wood (jacaranda). The host, Celso, great great grandson of the original owner,...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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Reviewed February 15, 2013

House of the seven mistakes, we found the mistakes and had a great time trying to find. The bad part is that the carriage doesn'tgo to there and it's a little far to go by foot.

Date of experience: February 2013
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Response from Tiago P | Reviewed this property |
The house was built in a non symmetric style. There is not really 7 mistakes, but several differences. I think the number is related to the famous game.
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