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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. Plan your Sitio Sao Joao visit and explore what else you can see and do in Campina Grande using our Campina Grande travel itinerary planner.
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  • The São João site is a scenographic city built in the park of the people (square) to simulate a small country town, showing how people lived or still live in small towns in the northeast. It has typic...  more »
  • Very nice location with homes and sales as the interior, with the evening show, bars and local food.
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  • Sítio São João is one place that enchants: taipas, gangs jerk, typical food, forró pé-de-serra, playground for children (paid). The entrance is symbolic and fun guaranteed.
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  • Is mounted at the time of attraction jerk don't visit since there is the people's Park. Charge 10 to get actual and the structure is tiny. I did not like and do not recommend.
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  • The idea is good, but does not have the attention and care. The environments were created, but there is no enthusiasm of the organizers in presenting them to visitors. Charged twice the price at the entrance.
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  • Armory that place get mad good cumade. 😄😄😄😄😄😄😄😄😄
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  • Why I love the culture
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  • Despite the good scenery, showing an interior village, the costs for meals in the restaurant are very high.
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