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“Interesting tour - with audio guides available in english”

Palacio da Liberdade
Ranked #21 of 231 things to do in Belo Horizonte
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: On Sundays, the public can learn about the history of Minas Gerais told from its political life. The central building of the architectural ensemble of the Liberty Square, the Palace was built in eclectic style with neoclassical influences. Opened in 1897, the building served as home to several governors.
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Definitely worth coming to see. The old palace of the governor.
Be sure to take a stroll through the gardens as well - though be forwarned it is quite small so can easily be done in about 1hr.

However lots to see and do in Praca de liberdade...

Thank gatoruk
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Reviewed 3 November 2014

Begginig with the stairs in the central hall the visit worth. You can see how the governor works and the life style. At the back you have a noce garden full of interesting histories. Go and see how nice it is!!!

Thank Luiz G
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Reviewed 16 September 2014

Beautiful building and gardens. Take a guided tour to learn more about Minas Gerais`History. It was opened to public last year and visits are available on weekends and Holidays.

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Reviewed 25 August 2014

Only open saturday and sunday. We had the tour with the audio guides. Lovely interior and history of minas gereis and the city of Belo Horizonte. The grounds are lovely too. The highlight for me was the magnificent Belle Epoch wrought iron staircase. Definitely worth of visit if in the area.

Thank aagourmet
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Reviewed 29 July 2014

After many days trying, I was finally able to go inside this palace. It's only open to the public very limited hours on Saturday and Sunday. You will need a photo ID because you need to register upon arrival and your photo will be taken by security, no exceptions. Purses, bags and backpack have to be left in a locker room. Photos are permitted but only without flash. You're not allowed to touch anything, not even the walls, and you're only supposed to walk on the red carpet laid out for the tours. They say the tours are in English, Spanish, and Portuguese, but the tour guide we had only spoke Portuguese, and quite fast at that. It did not matter, other than the historical facts and figures that he's giving, the building itself it worth the trip and the hassle. A very nice afternoon in a very historic building. Don't miss it if you happen to be ere during a weekend.

Thank Frank d
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