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Moinhos de Vento Park

Address: Av. Goethe, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 51 3222.6044
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Ranked #6 of 184 things to do in Porto Alegre
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

This park (except on Sundays) is a calm place to enjoy a green space in the middle of one of Porto Alegre's fancyest neighbourhoods. It is a good place for relaxing where friends go to enjoy a typical chimarrão. It is also a good place for short runs or walks. Kids have a nice playground. There's plenty of spots of... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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162 reviews 162 reviews
19 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

A pleasant park to walk. Had a good time, taking nice pictures, watching people practicing sports, etc. A small park, but silent and beautiful. Recommended.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

It is not a huge park, it is central. Excellent for a walk and meet friends just for loosing time with pleasure, summer and winter does not matter.

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California
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1,071 attraction reviews
617 helpful votes 617 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We stopped in Porto Allege as part of a cruise from Buenos Aires to Rio. The only reason I can imagine the ship docked here was so they could sell pricey excursions, because the town had no redeeming characteristics whatsoever.

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172 reviews 172 reviews
58 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

Very well located, in the middle of the porchest area of Porto Alegre. Nice for a walk and run. Nice routes in the middle of the trees. Sometimes it is very crowded, specially during the weekends.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

When in Porto Alegre take some time to visit the Moinhos de Vento Park, also known as "parcão' (= Big Park). Plenty of people exercising, families playing with their children, lots of good looking people and right in the middle of one of the best neighborhoods in Porto Alegre, the Moinhos de Vento area, with its restaurants, pubs, cafeterias and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It's such a nice place, a lot of restaurants nearby and shopping options. Very well presented, clean and pretty place so see.

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Adrian, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

It was interesting that this was one of the most highly rated attractions in Porto Alegre on TripAdvisor. One would not usually expect to see a city park in this position. To be honest, this relatively small park was not anything unusual to see from the perspective of a tourist. On the other hand, I can see the allure of... More 

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sydney
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121 reviews 121 reviews
30 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Nice, well kept park land good for morning exercise or walks in the middle of the best area in porto alegre

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Lima, Peru
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96 reviews 96 reviews
75 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The park is very nice and you can go with your friends or your family if you want, it has a lot of this to do there

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