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Palacio Anchieta

Praca Joao Climaco s/n | Cidade Alta, Vitoria, State of Espirito Santo 29015-110, Brazil
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Well looked after and interesting

This is a central attraction in Vitoria and is steeped in history. They only have the living areas... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
shirlzb
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Melbourne, Australia
History and Religion - It's worth visiting!!

The main historical building of the city of Vitoria. Today, it is the seat of government, but it... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
Renata F
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Historic patrimony and government house of Espírito Santo, the Anchieta Palace is a jesuit building, wich was erected between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries. Originaly, the building functined as a church, named Santiago's Church, and as a school, serving to the religious interests until their expulsion in 1759. Passed many modifocation proccesses in the following centuries, the building still as a house of the government, functioning as a cultural place too, where are recepted several itinerant exhibitions, visits in its permanent collection and, specially at saturdays and sundays, visits in the governor's cabinet, passing through old residential wing.
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2 Jan 2018
“Well looked after and interesting”
6 Jul 2017
“History and Religion - It's worth visiting!!”
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Praca Joao Climaco s/n | Cidade Alta, Vitoria, State of Espirito Santo 29015-110, Brazil
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

This is a central attraction in Vitoria and is steeped in history. They only have the living areas open in weekends so we were only able to visit some of the building and the art gallery. Staff there were very attentive and keen to provide...More

Thank shirlzb
Agendamento P, Mediador Cultural at Palacio Anchieta, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Thank you shirlzb for the feedback, we are so glad about your great experience here with us.

Reviewed 7 July 2017

The main historical building of the city of Vitoria. Today, it is the seat of government, but it was the first Jesuit church in the State of Espírito Santo.Place of pilgrimage of the devotees of priest Jose Anchieta, since he was buried in this building...More

Thank Renata F
Reviewed 6 June 2017

A historic building in Vitória, the palace is beautiful and well preserved, above the Barbara Lindenberg stairs ( matching in colors and style ) we can easily see it from the street along the harbour.

Thank Ricardo R
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Itinerary exposition ideal for kids and scholarship visits. The rooms are spacious and appropriate for art exposition

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Reviewed 23 February 2016

Interesting place - recommended to take the tour inside the former governors palast of Vitoria, at the entrance is a information center that offers free tours inside

Thank Francis V
Reviewed 1 January 2016

When you see this building you must wonder what other beautiful buildings in Vitoria have been destroyed in the name of modernisation. This is a gem amongst the traffic and fumes of the city. I have only ever seen it from the outside but this...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2014

It is one of the few nice places in the old city centre. It is the old Governor's Palace and is open to the public. Well worth a visit if you are in Vitória.

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Reviewed 25 June 2012

I have been many times over the years in Vitoria because my mother is from there. I never really had an interest to explore and get to know better the city since I was very young, but last december i made my mission to do...More

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