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Santander Cultural

Rua Sete de Setembro 1028 | Centro Histórico, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90010-191, Brazil
+55(51) 3287-5500
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Beautiful place, worth a visit

The Santander building is inviting for itself: beautiful construction in the heart of the city... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Rosana B
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Porto Alegre, RS
a wonderful renovated Bank building that has become a gem for the cultural experience

still under certain renovation, the cultural center, has a wonderful array of activities that go... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
marx-engels
,
Barichara, Colombia
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Mon-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat-Sun 11am-7pm
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  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Rua Sete de Setembro 1028 | Centro Histórico, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90010-191, Brazil
Historic City Center
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

The Santander building is inviting for itself: beautiful construction in the heart of the city center. Even if the art expositions inside don't really interest the visitor, it is worth going in just to see the stained glass ceiling. Santander hosts many art expositions (and...More

Thank Rosana B
Reviewed 24 March 2017

still under certain renovation, the cultural center, has a wonderful array of activities that go from exhibits to cinema shows, as well as conferences and concerts. A must if one is in Porto Alegre visiting the downtown area.

Thank marx-engels
Reviewed 1 December 2016

They have seasonal attractions, so the experience will be different depending on when you go, but the building is stunning! I loved the architecture. The people working there are pretty nice too.

Thank VeronicaDestro
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The historic building has been renovated and many of the original features were preserved. the stained glass ceiling is out of this world. Normally has exhibits that are super interesting - I went to a Picasso showing, and a Brennand showing, both beautifully staged. Has...More

Thank cbonorino
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Perhaps the best free attraction in Porto Alegre. The magnificent ceiling and interior make this a cultural gem. The exhibits are very impressive. On the lower level there are range of displays on the history of the bank. Gift shop also available.

Thank Phillip B
Reviewed 16 June 2016

If you feel like checking nice exhibitions around Porto Alegre, then this is the best spot. A lot of interesting artists from all around the globe passed around these museus. Plus, this is a free attraction, and in a very cultural area of the city....More

Thank Marcelo M
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Was there at a film festival. Very nice, great coffee shop inside, the location is good. Not for touristic visit but it's good to check the programme. Sometimes they have great cultural activities in a good price

Thank sbfares
Reviewed 26 February 2016

The building is located historical center of Porto Alegre there's many other beautiful building at this area. People need to take care of their staff because all the are surrounded with many homeless. We had seen exhibition of Paulo Amaral Brazilian artist how have many...More

Thank Adi E
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Nice museum in city centre, amazing old, historical classical building in a great green square, close to Casa de Cultura Mario Quintana....but I would prefer to spend my time in Ibere Camargo or Ling Institute and in a sunny days in a green area (the...More

Thank Arthur R
Reviewed 16 October 2015

The Santander Cultural houses many great exhibitions and is a gem of a building itself. Definitely worth the visit. The shop is also a great place.

Thank Ana K
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