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Centro Historico de Curitiba

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Address: Curitiba, State of Parana, Brazil
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No

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Old buildings and nices places to eat

Take a walk on the sidewalk that goes thru Largo and German Bar. Have a Lebanese lunch. Sit for music at Curitiba Hostel.

Reviewed 16 November 2016
CelsoSO
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Bauru, SP
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Bauru, SP
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114 reviews
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

Take a walk on the sidewalk that goes thru Largo and German Bar. Have a Lebanese lunch. Sit for music at Curitiba Hostel.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

The historical center of Curitiba is very charming and entertainment. You can do a tour and walking around to discover the place and enjoy the cafes, restaurants and more.

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Thank Pontes1988
Asuncion, Paraguay
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I drove by and was immediately in love with this nieghborhood, the historical downtown of the city is very picturesque and has lots of options to walk around, café´s, restaurants, etc.

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Thank frederickbauer72
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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

It's a nice location because there are few museums near by honestly I passed by this area without even realizing simply because I was focused on the museums

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SANTA CATARINA
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

Nice place with beautiful buildings. Take care with thiefs and pickpockets. Could be very cold on winter!!!

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Thank decosalo
Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Many of the buildings are from the colonial era and the place is just dripping with history. We went to the Sunday markets which covers most of the historical district and it was an excellent opportunity to browse the street stalls while absorbing the loads of historical significance of the place.

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Thank AlanBart
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Curitiba is a modern city, so it's nice to see a Historic site. It's a great place to take picture because it has colonial-type buildings and lots of flowers. It's a quick stop and you can get there from the attraction bus you can take at Praça Tiradentes for just 35 reais.

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Thank SaraiMelendez
Curitiba, PR
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015

There are not a lot of historical buildings in Curitiba and this is the best place to go to get a feel of how Curitiba must have been. Be aware that if you go on a Sunday you will not see the architecture as all the streets will be full on market stalls.

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Thank Magnus632014
Ostend, Belgium
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Reviewed 17 October 2015

The buildings are very nice to see, well preserved and plenty of unique places that add up to the rich history of the center. Sadly, the center is filled with a lot of dubious people, from muggers to beggars to crackheads to kids sniffing glue, so you always have to be a little careful. I've been there a lot, even... More 

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Reviewed 9 October 2015

Great colonial architecture abounds, as well as a plethora of shady characters and indigent people. Definitely not the place to be after sundown. A multitude of shops with some good deals will tempt you to buy something for everyone you know, and the favorable exchange rate reinforces this notion.

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