Sitio Sao Joao, Campina Grande

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You can attend the never-ending celebration of old practices and customs of northeast Brazil at Sitio Sao Joao, a replica of a rural 19th century village in the heart of Campina Grande. As you walk past the working flour mill, winery, and church, as well as horses, donkeys, and oxen, you will see how people once lived, and in some remote towns, still do. After enjoying a plate of delicious regional food, you can join the high-spirited locals as they dance to live, traditional music. A visit to Sitio Sao Joao represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Campina Grande road trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Great place to take the whole family. Everything has a bit of the old customs of the Northeast. Ancient cellar houses of flour. Trio of forró cosy worth much only you pay a visit mainly in June season.
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  • Very festive and fun. Great option for those who want a St. John and watered a lot of typical food.
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  • You will feel in a real place in the interior of the Paraiba from the beginning of the 20th century. Very cool.
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  • Worth the visit. Has live music is depending on the day costs 5 or 10 reais. Mimics a village of old, who is the tourist trip by NE has to go check it out ... Note: only works in the time of St. John!
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  • Important historical to rescue our culture. The caveat I do is the lack of more information on the items of the site, even with some informative boards on the sites, it would be great if I had someone to explain the environments represented.
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