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  • Excellent40%
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30 Nov 2017
“Really cool rooms”
12 Nov 2017
“Awesome Palace”
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Mon 2pm-6pm, Tue-Fri 9am-6pmmore
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Praca Tome de Sousa, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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(71)3321-0204
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Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

Stayed 6 nights,staff very UNFRIENDLY didn't speak to my wife and I unless we spoke first, Drink quality below average hard to get the same drink made the same way at different bars , my wife ordered black coffee at 7 different dinning places and...More

Thank scottmU2037SR
Reviewed January 18, 2018

The palace is beautiful but that is all. You can visit the entrance hall of the building. It is always opened in business times.

Thank Fabiano F
Reviewed November 30, 2017

This is an empty building with lots of history. The walls are covered with events in early Brazil history. There is a small gift shop and tours are provided if asked for. Great place to relax if your walking around and need a break.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

On the Sunset the Palace is very Nice to Look. Should be on your Route If you visit Pelourinho. Have Fun👌

Thank Mathias R
Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

This building was at one time the residence of the Governor of Brazil, and it keeps this sense of magnificent in a square that is the entrance of the old city. Great views of the low city as well

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed September 29, 2015

A wonderfully restored building..., no, not a building, A PALACE! Beautiful views of the bay..., go there and transport yourself in time..., close your eyes and imagine you are at a New Years party in.., say, 1899!

Thank Mario V
Reviewed June 30, 2015

State Government Culture department offices are at this location available for visits the are art exhibits and other arts related events throughout the year

Thank africanmatrix
Reviewed June 30, 2015

An imposing neo-classical builiding at the limits of Salvador old city. This was an old government building and currently hosts a number of cultural insitutions (which I did not visit) but if you are in the neighborhood it is worth going in for the grand...More

Thank P E
Reviewed September 28, 2014

You don't need to go to the museum, it is not that good. But the view from the balcony it is awesome and a must stop.

3  Thank ebarock
Reviewed February 27, 2014

nice views from the balcony, good stop when walking Pelourinho, uninteresting museum, maybe it good be better with a visit to the up floor

Thank Ramon M
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