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Parque Moinhos de Vento
The Park Windmills, popularly known as Parcão, is a green area located in the Windmills district of Porto Alegre. One of the city’s prime nightlife districts, it features bars, pubs, restaurants and shops and polo matches in the evening.
The historical and cultural heart of Porto Alegre, the Central Market opened in 1869 to serve as the city’s trade center. It is listed as a cultural asset: it has become the state capitol’s shopping epicenter with 110 stores.
Centro Histórico de Porto Alegre
This vibrant district is home to Porto Alegre’s top commercial, business and tourist destinations.
Estatua do Laçador
The Statue of Laçador is the symbol of the city, named by municipal law as the “Official Symbol of Porto Alegre” in 1992. The statue represents the Gaúcho, a brave warrior who fought numerous battles to claim the borders of Portugal and Spain.
Viaduto Otávio Rocha
Completed in 1932, the Viaduct Otavio Rocha is one of Porto Alegre’s finest civil engineering feats.
Located on the banks of Guaiba Lake, this World Cup football stadium is the property of Sport Club Internacional.
Arena do Grêmio
The most modern multipurpose complex in Latin America, the Arena of Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense is home to one of the world’s top soccer teams.
Casa de Cultura Mario Quintana
This majestic old hotel was one home of famed poet Mario Quintana.
Umbu Hotel Porto Alegre
Av. Farrapos 45, Porto Alegre, 90220-004, Brazil
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