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Cultural Center Usina do Gadometro

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Set along the shores of the Guaíba River, in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, is the Centro Cultural Usina do Gasómetro, and contemporary Cultural Center and former Power Plant. From 1928 to 1974 it was an active thermoelectric powerhouse for the city and after many inactive years was slated to be demolished. In 1991 it was saved by public demand and converted into a cultural center by the City of Porto Alegre. Since its conversion the Cultural Center has become one of the most important in the state. While exploring Porto Alegre the Cultural Center is a point of reference with it 117 meter-tall chimney, and on Sundays the Center is the best place to relax, escape the heat and enjoy the view or the sunset across the river. Inside the Cultural Center find movie theaters and art expositions in the form of theater, dance, painting and more, as well as a fixed home for multiple Theater and Dance Companies, permanent workshops in areas like lighting, cinematography and production, the Gallery Ibere Camargo and the Gallery of the Arcs, a paper recycling plant, reception hall and more. The Cultural Center Usina do Gasómetro is open daily from 10am-8pm, and is located on Avenida Presidente Joao Goulart in Porto Alegre, next to the River.

Visitors to Porto Alegre fly into the Slagado Filho International Airport, located less than 5 miles from downtown Porto Alegre. While visiting Porto Alegre, Brazil enjoy other local attractions like river or Ilha da Pintada (Painted Island) Boat Tours, other cultural centers like the Casa de Cultura Mário Quintana Rua dos Andradas and the Centro Municipal de Cultura, Farroupilha Park, Moinhos de Vento Park, the Botanical Garden, and the Brazilian Navy’s Park. Choose from area accommodations like the Plaza Sao Rafael Hotel, Mercure Apartments Porto Alegre Il Giardino and Manhatta, Quality Hotel Porto Alegre and the Sheraton Porto Alegre Hotel.
 

 

 

 

 

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Cultural Center Usina do Gadometro
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Estadio Olimpico Monumental
Farroupilha Park
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
Giant Park
Guaiba Bridge
Matriz Square
Palacio Piratini
Porto Alegre Country Club
Porto da Belas Shopping Mall
Salgado Filho International Airport
Sao Pedro Theatre
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