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Centro Cultural Usina do Gasometro (Gasometer Factory)

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An old thermoelectric powerhouse of the city that was active from 1928 to 1974. Since 1991, it's one of the most important cultural centers of the State.
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Avenida Presidente Joao Goulart 551 | Centro, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90010-120, Brazil
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful at dawn. A lot of people, activity and attractions. A must go once here I would say. Very frightening right after that. We were there and there was a crowd of policemen around which was strange per se. When the night came there was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank WilsonM
Reviewed October 3, 2018

I am suspected of speaking of Porto Alegre, my city, to you citizens of the world, but this city of 2 million inhabitants in the metropolitan region has some very interesting places in nature and cultural sites. I am 34 years living out in several...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FERNANDO D
Reviewed April 7, 2018

This once-an-industrial venue is simply spectacular! Well locate at the end (or beginning) of the jogging stretch along the Guaiba Lake, this trendy handcraft place is also a point for the inclusive queer culture of the city. Saturday and Sundays are super busy, when they...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank mabrondani
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

It was a nice place to see some interesting exhibitions have a coffee and a good walk end of the day. Unfortunately it's at the moment due to reconstruction not availible

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

Do not bother going into the cultural house unless you are interested in exhibitions. The Gasômetro is an icon of the city, known for being a good place for afternoon picnics and having a great sunset view. Take a walk by the river and enjoy...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Olivia F
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

The "gasometro" looks like an unesthetical empty warehouse. One can go to the top of it, but the windows distract from enjoying the view. It's not really worth it to visit this building.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Deniz Ö
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Lots of work now on the outside grounds, so no sunset watching allowed. I hope it gets back to normal sooner than later.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank KeithEduardo H
Reviewed June 15, 2016

The Usina do Gasometro is an icon of Porto Alegre. The main reason is because it's pretty well located. However, the cultural center is poor and there is nothing special around.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Marcelo M
Reviewed May 18, 2016

a place for sure to be visited. Here u«you can learn history a realised how things really work. I recommed a visit

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately, the place looks like it has been abondaned many years ago. There is a center of touristic information at the entrance, but when I've visited it was closed (friday morning around 10am). Inside the place there isn't a guide explaining about the attraction and...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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