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Boa Vista Palace

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Av. Dr. Adhemar de Barros, 3001 | Boa Vista, Campos Do Jordao, State of Sao Paulo 12460-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Palace is fairly small. Built ~50 years ago with lovely wood parquet floors (so closed when raining to avoid damaging floors...). Worth visiting if a fan of Brazilian art. Otherwise, see the views from the cafe and skip the tour.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Safari500661
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

It's a free attraction where a guide will make a tour in the open area, rooms not used by the government anymore. If the governor is not in the place, you can also see guest rooms and other common areas. Well conserved, the building has...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank LVBBICALHO
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We were taken a bit by surprise that this was a guided tour. There is no entry fee, but the tour is given in Portuguese.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Nrth
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

This was my second visit to the Palace and even though many parts of the site were closed to the public the tour was really nice. You don't have to pay for the visit, but try to get there early, otherwise they won't have enough...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank nsrocha
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Good view and excellent to take pictures. Very clean and organized! You don't need a ticket. The only problem is that you can't take pictures inside of the house.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Keliton S
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Art collection tells a lot about the modernist art in Brazil. The guide was with us was the best, friendly and very knowledgeable.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank mhespanhol
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Go on a nice day as the view is great. At the moment part of the Palace is under reform so the most interesting art works cant be seen. But all in all it is worth the visit. Rest rooms are next to the entrance....More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Niels-Fernanda
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Very interesting place, it is the building that used to be the residency and office of the governor in wintertime. Although not a really old (50 years or so) or very big building, it was built to resemble european palacettes and fit in the european...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank CarlosS1186
Reviewed 28 June 2016

the tours take place in groups of 25 people, no need to make reservations. A little queue on the weekends but the groups go every ten minutes. You get to see many art pieces from Tarsila do Amaral and others. Also it is possible to...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Daniela87653
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Beautiful palace and beautiful views But not recommend for ppl with young kids and none Portuguese speakers, which is a pity.

Date of experience: April 2016
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