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Casa da Cultura de Paraty

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Address: Rua Dona Geralda, 177, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970000, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 24 3371 2325
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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An Interresting Place but still under developpment

I like the fact that it mixed old tradition of Paraty like the Ciranda and the work of very contemporaneous artist. But I had the feeling that it is a work in progress and not yet... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 August 2016
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Lisbon, Portugal
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I saw a great free concert here when I nwas visiting Paraty. There are also exhibitions and other initiatives.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I like the fact that it mixed old tradition of Paraty like the Ciranda and the work of very contemporaneous artist. But I had the feeling that it is a work in progress and not yet in its final shape. Well worth the visit though and do not forget to drop a few Reais toward to encourage the municipality to... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Open in the evening, at least on a Friday when we visited. Lovely restoration and design of one of the classic Masonic homes. Very well presented exhibit about a local music/dance tradition. Cafe, courtyard and other rooms all very esthetically pleasing. Free, contributions requested.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

This was a pleasant surprise in our visit to Paraty. The building itself is historic and full of character and old detail. There were some interesting exhibitions being held when we visited, showcasing local arts and culture

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Winterthur
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

The casa da cultura has changing exhibitions showcasing local art and culture. Always worth to go there if they have something new. The building is beautiful and has a little cafe in the backyard. Look out on the second floor for nice views of the city.

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Thank biddingpoints
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

One of the nieces buildings in paraty and you can enter it. very nice. on the second floor you have an different view to the streets. worth going there to take pictures.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

Had a two exhibitions of local artists. It's not very big but the building itself is great. Well worth spending 30mins here to have a look around.

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2012

This place is very resourceful to promote a good understanding of the city's tradition and attraction. It's also a place where you can buy stuff from locals, supporting local businesses...

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