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Beautifull square worth a visit

Historic square close to historic centre of Porto Alegre. Worth a visit by day. You can do it by... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2014
locosfc
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sydney
An island on the concrete sea

A ideal place to relax and walk surrouded by trees and pounds. In the down town area, or close to... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2012
DArrigoMarcus
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Caxias Do Sul, RS
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6 Apr 2018
“Good for a sunny day”
7 Jan 2018
“The place of the main local book fair”
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Rua dos Andradas 1020 | Centro Historico, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90020-007, Brazil
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Unfortunately, it became dangerous to walk there even during the day (pick pocketing). Better if you are in a group. This 'Praca' in iconic and should be better preserved too.

Thank mabrondani
Reviewed 8 January 2018

This square is famous in the city of Porto Alegre for having in November the main book fair of the city (actually, the main book fair of the state of "Rio Grande do Sul state"). However, the place is an agreeable area with benches and...More

Thank JuPereira
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Not a safe place to visit and not enough attractions - the main things to see are around it, not in the square itself. The only moment when it actually feels like a decent place to be in is when Porto Alegre's Book Fair is...More

Thank Quest322795
Reviewed 26 May 2016

In the heart of the city center, this square hosts some of the most important museums in the city. Very crowded during the day (watch out for thieves), and extremely dangerous during the night (do not go there by yourself). In a certain period of...More

Thank romuloromeu
Reviewed 18 May 2016

in de middle of the confusion of the town we can make a long walk in this park ...a peaceful place where you can enjoy the nature

Thank susanamrcgx
Reviewed 8 April 2015

I am not going back,There is nothing worth checking there, besides that, downton is not safe. It is a famous square , but I do not think it is worth taking your time, unless you know someone who can tell you the story of the...More

Thank YURI R
Reviewed 12 August 2014

Historic square close to historic centre of Porto Alegre. Worth a visit by day. You can do it by foot and its is safe enough during the day. Historic statues and buildings.

Thank locosfc
Reviewed 26 December 2012

A ideal place to relax and walk surrouded by trees and pounds. In the down town area, or close to the University campus, Whatch out for not nice people around.

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