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Espaco Cultural Casa das Onze Janelas

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Address: Praca Frei Caetano Brandao | Complexo Feliz Luzitânia - Cidade Velha, Belem, State of Para 66020-310, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 91 4009 8821
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Sunset and an incredible view of the Guajará Bay in Belém

This magnificent mansion was built in the 18th Century as the private residence of a wealthy landlord and entrepeneur. The imposing construction was later turned into a hospital... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 May 2016
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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

This magnificent mansion was built in the 18th Century as the private residence of a wealthy landlord and entrepeneur. The imposing construction was later turned into a hospital and military barracks. Finally, in 2001, after being completely restored, it opened again as a cultural center, devoted to arts and temporary exhibitions. As it is located in the very heart of... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

The building, a former militar hospital is interesting in itself. At the moment there are few exobitions and I enjoyed seeing the importance of food in Para's culture. The exibition is quite small and could be done much better.

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Rio Do Sul, SC
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

The restaurant was close and there was only an exposition (visual arts). They could make a better use of this historic site.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

This site combines an art exhibit area and a bar-restaurant. The restored building is quite nice and is in good condition. We visited the site, but as that particular art exhibit did not interest us and we just had lunch, there was little to do there. To be honest, we expected more.

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Vitoria, ES
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015

There are some art expo at this place, but nothing really interesting. The thombs up here is checking the sunset enjoying local cuisine at the Boteco.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

The building and surroundings are very beautiful, it is a nice place to stand just admiring the view, but apart from that is noting really special about the place.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2014

Place is beautiful, nice night view to the river, including view to an old navy vessel. The cultural center does have some interesting attractions, but people actually go there for the place and the views from it. Restaurant is pricey, but good.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2014

This centre is by the old fort. There is a walkway by the river with wonderful views. Cultural displays are found in the building which change from time to time. A small park is on the grounds. As the temperature rises stop for a chilled green coconut and relax in the shade. There were old cars on display out front... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014

The complex itself is a beautiful place to go for a walk. Inside the house there is a restaurant which I strongly do not recommend. They are unable to provide good service and to bring your order in an acceptable time. Don't go to this place, if you don't want to be nervous.

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Manaus, AM
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2014

A istoric old building, converted into a space with diverse ambiences: live music, pub-style, restaurant-style, open-air or within the air conditioned room - for any or all tastes, it has the right spot to enjoy a drink and good company. You can order snacks, or have a meal. However, prices can be high: check the menu before ordering! A great... More 

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