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“Friendly guides, good art” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Palacete Provincial

Palacete Provincial
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US$160.00*
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Private Tour: Manaus Overview City and Meeting of the Waters
Ranked #22 of 155 things to do in Manaus
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Tue, Wed 9am-5pm, Thu-Sat 9am-7pm, Sun 4pm-8pm
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Friendly guides, good art”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2014

Best room in the building: archaeology. They could have more information printed next to their exhibits, but still worth a look.

Visited April 2014
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Brasilia, DF
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273 reviews
170 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
“A nice colonial building in which there are 5 museums”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2014

This lovely building has been restored and is now the site of 5 museums: Numismatic Museum, Tiradentes Museum, Amazonas Art Gallery (Pinacoteca), Museum of Image and Sound, and Sculptures Museum. I've visited three of them. Concerning the Amazonas Art Gallery, I enjoyed some paintings and artists, but was disappointed by the fact they don't allow visitors to take pictures of the paintings nor have books or catalogs about their art collection that I could buy. Also, only a very small part of the collection is being exhibited, due to the limited space.
The Sculptures Museum presents basically copies of some famous sculptures.
Tiradentes Museum presents the reconstruction of some historical rooms with nice furniture, tapestry, paintings and other objects, some of them bought in Europe.

Visited January 2014
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Drogheda, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Worth to go.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2013

This is actually a museum, quite interesing. There is a free tour where the guide explains about the history. Outside have nice square with beautiful gardens.

Visited February 2013
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Vancouver
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316 reviews
132 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“Beautifully restored palace.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2012

In the middle of the teeming city of Manaus a beautiful palace appears, all pink and lovely and historic. The cool interior offers respite from the heat, and a bevy of english (sort of) speaking students will guide you from one room to another, each one containing or explaining another aspect of Brazil's tumultuous 500 years of history. And probably the best coin collection you will ever see. Don't miss this palace when you visit Manaus.

Visited November 2012
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São Paulo, Brasil
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41 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Not a must-see but still ok”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2012

If you have some extra time and are staying downtown, this place is all right to spend a few hours. The art collection isnt wide, but I still enjoyed getting to know some local artists. And the room where they show the renovation process is interesting - the place was in real bad shape when the culture office took it over.

Visited September 2012
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