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“Whenever allowed, great place for photos”
21 Mar 2018
“Scott Mcgauley”
Mon 2pm-6pm, Tue-Fri 9am-6pmmore
Praca Tome de Sousa, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This majestic construction was rebuilt last centrury and the location hosted the Governors sent by Portugal to manage the richness of the colony. Now it holds a small museum and the secretary of Culture; but the staircase to the right allows a wonderful view over...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 22 March 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

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 18 January 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.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank fabianof45
Reviewed 30 November 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.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Mike P
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Mathias R
Reviewed 26 November 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

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 29 September 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!

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Mario V
Reviewed 30 June 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

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank africanmatrix
Reviewed 30 June 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

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank ViaBen
Reviewed 28 September 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.

Date of experience: September 2014
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