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Tiradentes Palace

Rua Primeiro de Marco s/n | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(21) 2588-1251
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
25 Apr 2016
“You can get a free guided tour! ”
8 Dec 2015
“Free guided tour around the building ”
Rua Primeiro de Marco s/n | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(21) 2588-1251
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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

In this palace it's all about justice. A guide tells you everything about the palace: you can have a guided tour in Portuguese, but also in English and it's for free! Nice how to see how the parliament in Rio looks like

Thank Hans J
Reviewed 8 December 2015 via mobile

A gorgeous building from the outside and when we went in to see what it was, as we has assumed it was a museum we were greeted by friendly staff. We were immediately offered a guided tour (the staff spoke multiple languages) and told us...More

Thank Aman C
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

The admission and a guided tour is free. Relatively all that you can finish in 15 minutes. This is where the senator house holds its sessions every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. This used to be a jail then demolished and the Palace was built on...More

Thank QusaiA
Reviewed 9 July 2015

I passed by it, when my private tour guide and I walked towards Praça Quinze. I saw a group of young men and women in navy blue uniform coming out of the main door and taking photos.

Thank RayParks
Reviewed 8 July 2015

This is one impressive building from the outside, I recommend doing the guided tour, you get an explanation and access to areas normally not accessible for the general public. Open on mondays!

Thank evyboo
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Rio is not only about beaches. The center of the city is rich in architectures and history. Nice. I recommend.

Thank AndreiaSantana
Reviewed 9 February 2015

It is free and there are some young persons at the reception who offer free guided tours. I had the chance to have as guide a student studying history and, meanwhile speaking English good enough. It is so good that is opened on Mondays too,...More

Thank ElenaIS
Reviewed 24 January 2015

As soon as we stepped into the Palacio Tiradentes we were immediately offered a free guided visit in English. The palacio used to be the seat of the national parliament before it moved to Brazilia and now houses the Rio State parliament. The guide was...More

Thank Lyds76
Reviewed 29 December 2014

It is ironic that the building that was once the jail, now houses the legislative chamber of the government for Rio. ;ot of history.

Thank mvq2014
Reviewed 1 December 2014

If you are an architecture lover you must visit this place. Located right in the heart of Rio's downtown, Tiradentes Palace is a beautiful building and once was the Congress' headquarters. It won't take more than 30 minutes to visit the place and you will...More

Thank Camila_MC
Downtown Rio is the place where this city was born.
With modern skyscrapers sharing space with historical
buildings and landmarks, this neighbourhood is living
proof that the old and the new can live together
harmoniously. As you would expect, downtown is where
all major companies house their offices. However, the
region isn’t restricted to businesses. Gems such like
the “Paço Imperial,” which is a cultural centre that
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