We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Centro Historico de Curitiba

Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Curitiba, State of Parana, Brazil
Fee: No

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 366 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 137
    Excellent
  • 167
    Very good
  • 53
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
Philippe P
,
Curitiba, PR
Add Photo Write a Review

366 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Bangkok, Thailand
Top Contributor
585 reviews 585 reviews
381 attraction reviews
344 helpful votes 344 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Manaus, AM
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
50 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Panama City, Panama
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
30 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Curitiba, PR
2 reviews
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Curitiba, PR
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
17 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
34 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Curitiba, PR
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
30 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
24 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sao Paulo, SP
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Centro Historico de Curitiba also viewed

 

Been to Centro Historico de Curitiba? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Centro Historico de Curitiba staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?