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Address: Rua Benjamin Constant s/n | 1 Distrito, Rio Branco, State of Acre 69914-356, Brazil
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(68) 3223-9240
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Tue-Fri 8am-6pm, Sat-Sun 4pm-9pm

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Palacio Rio Branco

houses a museum city center many attractions to visit in walking distance including the Novo Mercado Velho and riverfront

Reviewed 21 April 2016
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africanmatrix
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209 reviews
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

houses a museum city center many attractions to visit in walking distance including the Novo Mercado Velho and riverfront

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São Carlos do Pinhal, São Paulo, Brazil
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107 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This building has a very interesting architecture and it is full of history. There is a tour guide who can help with all the information you need.

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Brasilia, DF
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77 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2015

Not the type of building you expect in this quaint town in the middle of the Amazon but it surely reflects past glories.

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Thank lostroptrav
Curitiba, PR
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102 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Is right in the hearth of the city, a classic building! The area looks a bit desert in the weekends, and the area also doesn´t look like safe .

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Golden Valley, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2015

Worth the visit, stop by the church near by and the park with Statue of Castro who fought for Rio Branco

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Rio Branco, AC
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44 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2014

The palace was the government office and residence for many decades, was almost abandoned during the 1980´s and 90´s, and now it became a small museum where visitors can see images of the history, culture and archaeology of Acre, from the precolombian populations to the fight of Chico Mendes to preserve the forest. No information in English, but with the... More 

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Thank Flavio L
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232 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2014 via mobile

This governor palace that became a museum shows you about the interesting history about Acre in becoming a territory and afterwards a state of Brazil.

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Thank CLBlum
Kauai
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2013

It is a very beautiful building that stands out in the center of the city, specially after Christmas when the lights were still on.

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Montreal, Canada
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95 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2012

Palácio Rio Branco is the most interesting sight of Rio Branco, a city with almost nothing to do or see. It is the state government seat and was built in the early years of the twentieth century. There you can learn a bit about the history of Acre.

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Jinan, China
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53 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2012

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the beautiful Palacio Rio Branco museum, learning a lot about the region and the capital of Acre. Business brought me to Acre, and, from speaking with other Brazilians, I'd not found anyone who had ever visited this fascinating, charming region of the country. Very surprising, since I mention in my hotel review that I... More 

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