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Campinas

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Brazilian Silicone Valley
A large city of over 1 million stands at the center of the municipality of Campinas. Established as an outpost in 1774, the urban area grew rapidly, primarily due to coffee, cotton, and sugarcane production. The top things to do in Campinas relate both to the city's heritage and its contemporary culture, with municipal museums, leading galleries, and performance venues chief among the varied cultural highlights. Popular urban parks draw locals and tourists alike, with replanted areas of rainforest, collections of native animals, and a host of scenic walking routes. Find out how to plan Brazil trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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Popular things to do in Campinas

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Parque Portugal ©
Park
Parque Portugal
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
Shopping Center Iguatemi Campinas ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Shopping Center Iguatemi Campinas
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Santuario Nossa Senhora Desatadora Dos Nos ©
Landmark
Santuario Nossa Senhora Desatadora Dos Nos
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
Parque D. Pedro Shopping ©
Shopping Mall
Parque D. Pedro Shopping
4.4
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Campinas

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Skydiving
Skydiving Boituva
4.7
Duration: 4 hours
Parque Hopi Hari ©
Theme Park
Parque Hopi Hari Vinhedo
2.6
Duration: 8 hours
Wet'n Wild ©
Water Park
Wet'n Wild Itupeva
3.3
Duration: 8 hours
Praca Adhemar de Barros ©
Landmark
Praca Adhemar de Barros Aguas de Lindoia
4.3
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Campinas

Basilica Nossa Senhora do Carmo ©
Landmark
Basilica Nossa Senhora do Carmo
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Igreja Santa Rita de Cassia ©
Church
Igreja Santa Rita de Cassia
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Pedreira do Chapadao ©
Park
Pedreira do Chapadao
4.6
Duration: 2 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Campinas

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Bosque dos Jequitibas ©
Park
Bosque dos Jequitibas
3.0
Duration: 2 hours
Observatorio de Capricornio (Municipal)
Observatory
Observatorio de Capricornio (Municipal)
4.0
Duration: 2 hours
Vila Antiga ©
Historic Site
Vila Antiga
3.6
Duration: 2 hours
Museu Aberto de Astronomia ©
Science Museum
Museu Aberto de Astronomia
3.8
Duration: 4 hours

Historic Sites in Campinas

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Igreja Divino Salvador ©
Church
Igreja Divino Salvador
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Igreja Nossa Senhora das Dores ©
Church
Igreja Nossa Senhora das Dores
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
Nossa Senhora do Rosario Church ©
Church
Nossa Senhora do Rosario Church
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
Igreja Sao Jose
Religious Site
Igreja Sao Jose
4.6
Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Campinas

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Mercado Municipal ©
Flea Market
Mercado Municipal
3.7
Duration: 2 hours
Galleria Shopping ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Galleria Shopping
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
Shopping Parque Das Bandeiras ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Shopping Parque Das Bandeiras
3.9
Duration: 2 hours
The Mall Campinas ©
Shopping Mall
The Mall Campinas
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min

Where to stay in Campinas

The area around Avenida Andrade Neves is home to a wide variety of Campinas' accommodations, with simple hotels, pousadas (guesthouses), rental apartments, and hostels to choose from. Elsewhere, you'll find a good mix of luxury, mid-range, and budget options dotted around the main residential neighborhoods. The outskirts of the city also provide good options to suit a range of budgets and tastes, with luxury resort-style hotels making use of the ample room to build pools, spas, and other amenities. Alternatively, budget motels here give good access to the surrounding region.
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