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Centro Historico de Curitiba

Address: Curitiba, State of Parana, Brazil
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Ranked #36 of 186 things to do in Curitiba
Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Panama City, Panama
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68 reviews 68 reviews
27 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The architecture can be considered interesting, but beyond the main street (Sao Francisco), you mostly see tags and grafitis, and beggars here and there. Not a nice place to visit, when with a bit of effort, it could be the highlight of the city

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Curitiba, PR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The region has historical buildings and old fashioned houses currently used as restaurants and bars. Some streets are only for pedestrians. It's quieter during the day and has a busy nightlife with many restaurants and pubs, including traditional ones.

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Curitiba, PR
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76 reviews 76 reviews
17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

If you are not the kind of modern districts and shopping centers addicted person you will enjoy the historical center of Curitiba. This is where the heart of Curitiba beats. It is animated during the day with a lot of people having a coffee or a beer in the pedestrian main street. But also at night where people enjoy the... More 

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48 reviews 48 reviews
33 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This was a very photographic area with some of the buildings being very old and well looked after and some still being renovated to keep the historical appeal. The area is very clean and well looked after and a nice break from some of the modern areas which don't have the same appeal. The area is very safe but there... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The central zone worth a visit: it has a lot of churches (including the cathedral with the neo gothic style), old portuguese-style buildings, italian and german clubs and associations (as Garibaldi and Concordia), a stunning and renovated old municipality (Paço Municipal) in neoclassic style with art-noveau details. Rua XV is close and have a nice boulevard with a popular commercial... More 

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Curitiba, PR
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

You can see how Curitiba started, Largo da ordem is the best place to appreciate the old house all well maintained for its people.

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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

One could easily spend hours walking around and looking at the buildings in the historic centre, they are all within walking distance of each other and the best part is that it's free to stand and look at them! Well worth a visit. Curitiba is a city that many pass by when backpacking but I'm glad we stopped here for... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Take a map and look for all the squares in the city you can walk from one to another and with that you will have a great view of the entire city, we did a 2 hours walk visiting 20 fountains, amazing!

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Ponta Grossa, PR
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96 reviews 96 reviews
83 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Feira de comida e artesanato nos domingos. vai ate 1 da tarde e lota entao chegue bem cedo se quiser aproveitar... a bares que lotam ao redor da feira, encontro de carros antigos, apresentacao teatral musical, artesanato... uma das principais atracoes de curitiba... this is one of the most famous attractions in curitiba... visit on sunday mornings and enjoy all... More 

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Curitiba, PR
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Nice place but requires a significant amount of attention because the area is infested with thieves and drug-related activities. Even in the daylight visitors must exercise common sense and avoid empty blocks and streets. In the dark, is absolutely not recommended to walk outside the district's main street (the stone paved one and pedestrial only). Always ask for a taxi... More 

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