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Centro Cultural Usina do Gasometro (Gasometer Factory)

Presidente Joao Goulart Av., 551 | Centro, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90010-120, Brazil
51 3221 5979
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It was a nice place to see some interesting exhibitions have a coffee and a good walk end of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
markushohn
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Porto Alegre, RS
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Do not bother going into the cultural house unless you are interested in exhibitions. The Gasômetro... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Olivia F
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Porto Alegre, RS
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An old thermoelectric powerhouse of the city that was active from 1928 to 1974. Since 1991, it's one of the most important cultural centers of the State.
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  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
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Presidente Joao Goulart Av., 551 | Centro, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90010-120, Brazil
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a nice place to see some interesting exhibitions have a coffee and a good walk end of the day. Unfortunately it's at the moment due to reconstruction not availible

Thank markushohn
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Do not bother going into the cultural house unless you are interested in exhibitions. The Gasômetro is an icon of the city, known for being a good place for afternoon picnics and having a great sunset view. Take a walk by the river and enjoy...More

Thank Olivia F
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The "gasometro" looks like an unesthetical empty warehouse. One can go to the top of it, but the windows distract from enjoying the view. It's not really worth it to visit this building.

Thank Deniz Ö
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Lots of work now on the outside grounds, so no sunset watching allowed. I hope it gets back to normal sooner than later.

Thank KeithEduardo H
Reviewed 15 June 2016

The Usina do Gasometro is an icon of Porto Alegre. The main reason is because it's pretty well located. However, the cultural center is poor and there is nothing special around.

Thank Marcelo M
Reviewed 18 May 2016

a place for sure to be visited. Here u«you can learn history a realised how things really work. I recommed a visit

Thank susanamrcgx
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately, the place looks like it has been abondaned many years ago. There is a center of touristic information at the entrance, but when I've visited it was closed (friday morning around 10am). Inside the place there isn't a guide explaining about the attraction and...More

Thank Danimv
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Usina do Gasometro has an amazing view to Guaíba River. Prefer to go at the end of the afternoon. robertasalomone.com/trips

Thank RobertaSalomone
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Sometimes they have exhibitions, but the main thing is the sunset on the Guaiba. It`s amazing and worth the trip!!

Thank Leleticiaa
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

A simple place to walk around and talk to the people. You can go to the roof and see a beautiful sunset over the river.

Thank EduOak
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