Palácio do Povo

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Palácio do Povo

The Palácio do Povo (People's Palace), also the Palácio do Mindelo, formerly the Palácio do Governador (Governor's Palace) is a building located near a small mountain in east Mindelo in Cape Verde. Its area is by 50 by 100 meters. It is the entry faces the street, one of them is Rua Unidade Africana (formerly Rua Lisboa) is located and is located north and eastward and is in the south end of Avenida Baltasar Lopes.

The building has a beautiful colonial architecture and it features around eight to ten columns. It was constructed with two floors and is well preserved, the ends of the building contains only one floor. It used the building style that is represented from India. Its walls and fences are colored in pink. A flowering garden and a small field surround the building.

Notable art expos that took place was Mitomorfoses (or Mitomorphosis) with art works made by Mito Elias in 1997.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Mitomorphosis blog page (Portuguese)

Coordinates: 16°53′11.3″N 24°59′12.8″W / 16.886472°N 24.986889°W / 16.886472; -24.986889