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Centro Historico de Curitiba

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Address: Curitiba, State of Parana, Brazil
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the heart of Curitiba

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2014
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Curitiba, PR
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The historic center is trip to the past. Most of the buildings were originally kept and the roads/ architecture is a like a trip to the 1800s. On Sundays mornings the streets turn into a huge fair where locals sell handmade products and local culinary.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is a colorful historic area in downtown Curitiba. We were there on a weekend and it looked very dirty and not well frequented. Many drunkards around. I remained under the impression that this area could look much better it it were revamped and deprived of all the derelicts.

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Manaus, AM
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I stayed at a nearby hotel, and walked to the Historic City Centre: what a lovely walk! Lots of restored historic buildings, with well-kept facades, and as it was getting dark, the lights started to illuminate the facades, with lovely lighting in the sky, from dusk, and on the historic buildings too, from the illumination. Stopped and had a coffee... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Address: Curitiba, State of Parana, Brazil
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Parana (PR)  >  Curitiba

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