Casa da Cultura de Paraty, Paraty

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Casa da Cultura de Paraty occupies a historic 18th century house originally built in 1754 and opened to the public in 2004. It houses a permanent exhibition about the local history and culture. In the Salon of Indigenous Culture, visitors can see the “carpets” made of colored sawdust and flower petals used during the festival of Corpus Christi in June. It also offers a variety of temporal exhibitions and concerts during the year. A variety of musical and literary events take place here for you to enjoy, along with a library to peruse and small bar where you can enjoy a nice coffee. One of the permanent exhibits is interactive, where you can watch and listen to locals giving testimonials of their experience living in Paraty. You can also purchase items from the locals, which helps to support small business. Add Casa da Cultura de Paraty and other attractions to your Paraty trip itinerary using our Paraty road trip planner.
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  • Maybe the day we went but nothing to see. Small exhibition in Portuguese but nothing wonderful by the looks of it. There is a coffee shop and auditorium. The only thing nice were the views of Paraty f...  more »
  • When we went there was a beautiful exhibition with Origamis! Each piece more enchanting than the other. It is worth climbing on the second floor and, from the balcony, observing the city, the configuration of the streets and the people that pass by.
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  • Very high quality exhibits for such a small town. We were happily surprised by the level of art we saw on display. Also very well-maintained!
  • The best view at historic center
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