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Mix of culture , green views and nice bistro

The former house of the banker Whalter Moreira Salles turned into a cultural institute. Up Marques... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Rio de Janeiro
A Hidden Gem!

A great architecture, nicet art curatorship, and a enjoyable restaurant to have lunch or just... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Brasilia, DF
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Rua Marques de Sao Vicente 476 | Gavea, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22451-044, Brazil
21 3284-7400
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

The former house of the banker Whalter Moreira Salles turned into a cultural institute. Up Marques de São Vicente Street in Gávea neighborhood. The space is really beautiful, an example of Brazilian modern architecture of the 50's. They have exhiibits of photography, paintings and others....More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

A great architecture, nicet art curatorship, and a enjoyable restaurant to have lunch or just coffee.

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Instituto Moreira Salles is a unique example that Brazilians have their mecenas as well. The Moreira Salles family transformed its family house in a cultural center where exhibits of great cultural, social and historical value are displayed. An auditorium for film exhibition and a bistrot...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

We were impressed by the setting and beautiful architecture of the villa in which the institute is housed. The photographic exhibition was refined and professionally curated. The Burle Marx garden is of course a masterpiece. Also try the restaurant: the cake with Belgian chocolate is...More

Thank Jan V
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I love the movie theater of Instituto Moreira Salles. It is a small room, but very well situated and mantained. The movies shown there are usually off the beaten track. So, it is worth a visit. Get there early and see the house. It is...More

Thank Isabel C
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Very nice house and garden which use to belong to a traditional family and became a museum for the pleasure of all!

Thank agnesroy
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

The Moreira Salles home in Gavea is now a museum--with parking and no charge for visiting. The gardens are beautiful, designed by Burle Marx, who signed a tile panel near a pond where a café operates. There are fantastic old trees--native and exotic. The house...More

Thank Katherine A
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Nice museum with beautiful garden and café , perfect to spend a fee hours in Rio away from the beach and crowd

Thank kareltj
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Hidden behind a high wall, in the Gavea district , This modernist sublime Villa owned by the painter Redig de Campos it's an elegant structure deeper into a luxuriant vegetation, pure architectonical expression of its time, it has been transformed into a cultural foundation, hosting...More

Thank Cristina P
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The Moreira Salles Institute always have cultural programs that are not expensive and it has a good environment

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