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Casa de Cultura Mario Quintana

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Address: Rua dos Andradas, 736 - Centro, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90020-004, Brazil
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Nice view from the top

The "Casa de Cultura Mário Quintana" is a former hotel, where the famous poet Quintana used to live. For me personally the building was interesting and the view from the top

Reviewed 22 January 2017
Deniz Ö
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Barichara, Colombia
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

i have to say that even if the terrace on the 7th floor is a perfect spot for a drink, do not dare go into the food menu .... last time i was there, i was completely turned down by its quality ... and even if i hardly tasted it no apologies were given ... i might have nailed the... More 

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The "Casa de Cultura Mário Quintana" is a former hotel, where the famous poet Quintana used to live. For me personally the building was interesting and the view from the top

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Macae, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

The building is super pretty and inside you can take a look at art, literature, and other things. They also advertise for future attractions, so take a look at the boards inside so you can pick one to watch if you are still in PoA.

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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Best place in POA to spend a whole day of great pleasure and leisure. A nice restaurant to enjoy the sunset Guaíba!

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Porto Alegre, RS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

At weekends it actually feels like a pulsating heart with all those people coming and going. Art, literature, cinema, music, gastronomy, everything right in the heart of the historic city centre. Great entertainment for both adults and kids. Nice café and bistrot on the top floor. Less busy at week days.

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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

If you come here they have a nice meal. Not big not small. Fair price i guess. U can just chill and have a coffe. There are cultural things to do as well

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016

I decided to rate 3 stars specially because lately these nice and historical place is a bit abandoned. Either way, make sure in your walking tour around downtown to check it out.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Wonderfully unique and historic building, housing local arts and drama groups. Well worth a visit. Gives a window in the local arts scene!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Reviewed 29 March 2016

Casa de Cultura Mario Quintana is based in a beautiful build in Porto Alegre. robertasalomone.com/trips

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Porto Alegre, RS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Nice place to visit downtown, a very beautiful building that has cultural activities, exhibits and a nice café at the last floor, which is one of the best places to see our famous sunset. It used to be a hotel where our poet Mario Quintana lived. One of the floors has a very nice and relaxing garden.

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