Porto Alegre is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Porto Alegre one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Porto Alegre is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Porto Alegre or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Porto Alegre. Explore the historical monuments of Porto Alegre with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Porto Alegre guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Porto Alegre page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Porto Alegre landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Porto Alegre.
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Galeria Mercado Público - Centro Histórico, Porto Alegre - RS, 90020-070, Brazil
07:30 am - 07:30 pm
The Public market of Porto Alegre is the best way to take in the city’s local life and get familiar with its authentic, relaxed self.
The 19th century building which houses the market is known for its beautiful historic architecture and in the evenings,its warm lights create quiet a mood!
Buy locally made trinkets, jewellery, and fresh food a...
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R. dos Andradas, 736 - Centro Histórico, Porto Alegre - RS, 90020-003, Brazil
Casa de Cultura Mario Quintana is one of the most famous hotels in Porto Alegre and was built from 1916 to 1933. Designed by a German-Brazilian architect, the building was one of the major buildings constructed by using reinforced concrete.
Today, the hotel still stands just as tall and strong and is a good example of one of the most iconic archite...
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R. Duque de Caxias, 1047 - Centro, Porto Alegre - RS, 90010-370, Brazil
07:00 am - 07:00 pm
Built in 1920’s, the Metropolitan Cathedral is known for its classic granite construction, fabulous architecture and design. The Cathedral still remains partially closed for visitors, although the dome is now open for everyone to see!
Don’t miss the mosaics which grace its wall, the gorgeous alter, stained glass art-work windows and cla...
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R. Gonçalo de Carvalho, Porto Alegre - RS, 90035-170, Brazil
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Rightfully quoted as one of the most beautiful streets in the world and considered as a national pride, the Rua Goncalo de Carvalho is urban heaven! Take a walk along its streets which are lined with trees of genus Tipuana which were planted in the 1930’s and still embrace the sidewalk.
The street itself is named after the famous merchant Gonçalo de Carvalho.