Palacio da Liberdade, Belo Horizonte

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On weekends and public holidays, Palacio da Liberdade opens its doors to the public with a permanent exhibition entitled "Palace of Liberty - Memories and Stories." Opened in 1897, the palace was for many years the seat of government in Belo Horizonte, and has been the scene of many decisions that have shaped the nation. Equally as fascinating as the building's political history are the eclectic architecture and decor. The exterior of the building combines numerous European styles, of which the neo-classical elements are predominant, whilst the decor ranges from Louis XV, to Moorish, to Art Nouveau. On the tour you pass through 30 sumptuous rooms filled with crystal chandeliers, gilded bronze, parquet floors and rich furniture. The centerpiece of the palace is an iron staircase, cast in Germany, in the Art Nouveau style. Plan my trip to Belo Horizonte with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.
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  • The Palace of Liberty is the official name of the state governor's workplace. The building built in 1897 was the scene of important political events in the history of Minas Gerais. With a neoclassical layout, the palace blends architectural styles ranging from Louis XV to Moorish. Internally the stunning main staircase features an elegant art nouveau style and was built in Belgium. The gardens were extensions of the square, but without the bars that today surround the palace. The guided tour presents details that go unnoticed as they pass a brief look at everything that is beautiful in the decorations.
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  • The building is beautiful, and could not be different, since in addition to government headquarters, it was the residence of the governor of the State of Minas Gerais. The gardens are beautiful too, it is very worth taking a visit with a reasonable time to enjoy.
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  • The luxury and wealth with which our rulers live is frightening, influences from the colonial Brazil, it arrives to be immoral; The place has a wonderful garden with lake, gazebo and glass greenhouse, the building with eclectic architecture influenced by various styles, with gold-plated furnishings, giant chandeliers, huge paintings, worthy of European mansions. It's worth the visit. The walk in the gardens is released and closes at 16:00HS, to visit the building has to schedule the site.
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  • It's really amazing the place. Visits are made on Sundays from 9 to 16h. Guided tours must be withdrawn by the site of the cultural circuit Praça da Liberdade. It's worth it.
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