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1. Fonte Francesa
The French Fountain, also known as Imperial Fountain, is a cast iron fountain located in Farroupilha Park, the main public park of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Created by sculptor Carrier-Belleuse and dated 1866, was manufactured in France and imported to Porto Alegre along with six other fountains. With the disappearance without explanation of the other fountains in the late nineteenth century, the French source became the only remnant of that period that remains to this day. Originally it was in Alfândega Square, in front of the old customs building, being later transferred to Paradise Square, remaining until 1925, when again would change places, now to Pereira Parobé Square, a square that existed next to Porto Alegre Public Market, where today there is the Pereira Parobé Bus Terminal. After the 1941 flood, it was transferred to its current place in the European corner of Farroupilha Park.
2. Santuário Mãe de Deus
The Archdiocesan Sanctuary of Our Lady of God is a Roman Catholic church located at the top of the Pedra Redonda hill, Sanctuary Street, near Estrada dos Alpes, in Porto Alegre. The design for the building dates back to 1987, but its construction was delayed due to environmental concerns, and its foundation stone could only be laid on August 16, 1992, when it was consecrated by the Archbishop of Cologne, Cardinal Joachim Meisner. It was completed in June 2000 as part of the celebrations of the Third Millennium.
3. Estátua do Laçador
The statue of the loop is a monument of the city of Porto Alegre. It is the representation of the pilgated gaucho. It was defined by municipal law as an official symbol of Porto Alegre in 1992. Its authorship is by Pelotense sculptor Antônio Caringi. The statue was listed as Porto Alegre's historical heritage in 2001. In 2007, the monument was transferred from its original location, the Firefighter Largo, to the site The Laçador, due to the forecast of the construction of the Leonel Brizola viaduct.
The Rio Grande do Sul Electricity Museum (Mergs) is a Brazilian museum, located in the city of Porto Alegre. It occupies the second floor of Espaço Força e Luz, installed in a building built between 1926 and 1928 by engineer Adolfo Stern, in Rua dos Andradas, downtown Porto Alegre. The building has eclectic style, but with French influence from the early twentieth century, having been listed in 1994 by the Institute of Historical and Artistic Heritage of the State of Rio Grande do Sul.
5. Morro Santa Teresa
Morro Santa Teresa is one of the hills of the Brazilian city of Porto Alegre, capital of the state of Rio Grande do Sul. With 148 meters altitude, it is located in the south of the city, next to Lake Guaíba, being understood by the Santa Teresa neighborhood. The hill is known for housing the headquarters and towers of several television and radio stations in the state capital, and is also a tourist spot due to its remaining forest and its beautiful view of the city.
6. Rio Grande do Sul Museum of Art
The Rio Grande do Sul Museum of Art is an art museum in the State of Rio Grande do Sul. It is located in the centre of Porto Alegre. Its eclectic building, national heritage, is one of the most noteworthy historic buildings in Porto Alegre. Its design is usually attributed to Theodor Wiederspahn, a German-Brazilian architect, although important local historian and artist Fernando Corona ascribes it to Germano Gundlach.
7. TV Urbana
South Television Network is a Brazilian television station based in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul. It operates on channel 55 and was inaugurated on January 16, 1992 by businessman Airton Neves as Urban TV, being maintained by the Hippodrome do Crystal. The station relayed the programming of some television networks in the country by 2015, but currently displays independent and local programming.
8. Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceição
The Church of Our Lady of the Conception is a temple of the Catholic Church located on Independência Avenue, in front of the Dom Sebastião Square, in Porto Alegre, Brazil. It is one of the oldest churches in the city and the one that best preserves its original appearance, containing a rich internal decoration in gilded woodcarving and statuary, besides being a listed property by the City Hall.
9. Monumento ao Conde de Porto Alegre
The Monument to the Count of Porto Alegre is a public monument in the Brazilian city of Porto Alegre. It is located in Praça Conde de Porto Alegre and is dedicated to Manuel Marques de Sousa, Count of Porto Alegre, combatant in the Cisplatine War, in the Farroupilha Revolution and in the War against Oribe and Rosas, and hero of the Battle of Tuiuti, which took place during the Paraguayan War.
10. Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosário
Our Lady of the Rosary Church, better known as the Rosary Church, is a Catholic church located in the historic center of the city of Porto Alegre, capital of the state of Rio Grande do Sul. The original church was listed by the Institute of National Historical and Artistic Heritage along with its collection, but the tipping was reversed in 1951 to build a new church.
11. 22101 Planetário
The Planetary Professor José Baptista Pereira, also known as the UFRGS Planetary, is a planetary of Porto Alegre, Brazil, belonging to the Federal University of the South Rio Grande (UFRGS). It is a supplementing body for the education and dissemination of astronomy. It's located on the corner of Ipyran Avenue and Ramiro Barcelos Street on UFRGS Health Campus.
12. Monumento ao Batalhão Suez
The Monument to the Suez Battalion, regionally known as the UN Monument and/or Monument of the Blue Helmet, is a national military monument located in the city of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, and pays tribute to the gaucho soldiers involved in the peace missions of UN in the Middle East in 1959. These soldiers are known to belong to the Suez Battalion.
13. Museu Joaquim José Felizardo
The Porto Alegre Joaquim Felizardo Museum is a historical museum of the city of Porto Alegre, the capital of the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul. It is installed in Solar Lopo Gonçalves, located at Rua João Alfredo 582. It opens to the public on Monday, from Monday 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm, Tuesday to Friday, from 9h to 12h and from 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm.
14. Monument to the Expeditionary
The Expeditionary Monument is a historical monument of the city of Porto Alegre, and was inaugurated in 1957. The idea for the monument was launched by the PEOPLE MAIL NEWSPAPER, which generated a public tender for the elaboration of a triumph bow, Where the project of Antonio Caringi, author also of the statue of the loop, symbol of Porto Alegre.
15. Monumento aos Açorianos
The Monument to the Azoreans is a public art monument in full time exhibition in Porto Alegre, state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, in honor of the arrival of the first sixty Azorean couples that populated the city in 1752. It was inaugurated on March 26, 1974, in the city's 206th anniversary. The monument is 17 meters high and 24 meters wide.
16. Museu de Ciências e Tecnologia da PUCRS
The PUCRS Museum of Science and Technology is a Brazilian museum run by the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), located in the city of Porto Alegre in Rio Grande do Sul, at Ipiranga Av. 6681, Building 40, Parthenon. Visiting hours are from 9am to 5pm Tuesday to Friday and 10am to 6pm during the weekend.
17. Igreja Santo Antônio
The Church of St. Anthony is a Roman Catholic church located in the Brazilian city of Porto Alegre, at Rua Luís de Camões 35. The present church is the second building erected on this site, succeeding a small chapel founded in 1876. It is the center of a traditional festivity dedicated to Saint Anthony of Lisbon.
18. Parque Alim Pedro
Parque Alim Pedro is a park in the northern part of the Brazilian city of Porto Alegre. It is located in the Passo D'Areia neighborhood, within the construction center known as Vila do IAPI, more precisely on Avenida dos Industriários. Next to the park, separated by Tupanciretã Street, is Largo Elis Regina.
19. Travessa dos Venezianos
The Venetian Travessa is a alley of the Brazilian city of Porto Alegre, capital of the state of Rio Grande do Sul. It is located in the neighborhood of Cidade Baixa, between the streets Lopo Gonçalves and Joaquim Nabuco, where there is a series of seventeen popular houses listed by County.
20. Memorial do Rio Grande do Sul
The Rio Grande do Sul Memorial is a cultural center in Porto Alegre, housed in a historic property located in Alfândega Square, in the city's historic center. It is a building listed as historical heritage by the City Hall and by the National Institute of Historic and Artistic Heritage.
21. Praça Frederico Arnaldo Ballvé
Frederico Arnaldo Balvé Square is a street of the Brazilian city of Porto Alegre, the capital of the state of Rio Grande do Sul. It is located on the corner of Cristóvão Colombo and Eduardo Chartier avenues, in the Higienópolis neighborhood, being close to the so-called IAPI village.
22. Anfiteatro Pôr-do-Sol
The Sunset Amphitheater is a place for open -air shows and events in Porto Alegre, the capital of the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul. It was inaugurated on May 13, 2000. With a capacity of approximately 70,000 people, having been named after chosen by popular vote.
23. Farol Santander Porto Alegre (antigo Santander Cultural)
The Santander Porto Alegre Lighthouse, formerly called Santander Cultural, is a Brazilian cultural center maintained by Banco Santander in a historic building of Porto Alegre, in Rio Grande do Sul. It is located at Alfândega Square and its building was listed by IPHAE.
24. Praça General Osório
General Osorio Square is a square located in the historic center of Porto Alegre, capital of the state of Rio Grande do Sul .. is located between Duque de Caxias, Colonel Fernando Machado and General Portinho streets. It was a wide until the early twentieth century.
25. Igreja São Pedro
The Church of St. Peter is a temple belonging to the Catholic Church located on Christopher Avenue Columbus 1629 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. It's one of the city's main churches and has rich internal decoration in paintings, shrinks, glass and statuary.
26. Praça Doutor Maurício Cardoso
Praça Doutor Maurício Cardoso is a square located in the Brazilian city of Porto Alegre, capital of the state of Rio Grande do Sul. It is located between Félix da Cunha and Tobias da Silva streets, in the Moinhos de Vento neighborhood.
27. Monumento a Júlio de Castilhos
The monument to Julius of Castiles is a Brazilian monument located in the Matrix Square in the center of Porto Alegre, honoring the ruler Julius of Castiles, founder of a long political tradition associated with positive positivity.
28. Monumento ao General Osório
The Monument to General Osório is a public monument located in Praça da Alfândega, in the center of Porto Alegre, erected in honor of Manuel Luís Osório, patron of the Brazilian Army Cavalry and hero of the Paraguayan War.
29. Fundação Iberê Camargo
30. Museum of Natural Sciences
The Museu de Ciências Naturais da Fundação Zoobotânica do Rio Grande do Sul, is a Brazilian museum located inside the Porto Alegre Botanical Garden. Open from Monday to Sunday 9am to 12pm and from 13h30 to 17h.
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