Praca da Matriz, Itu

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The centerpiece of Itu’s historic center, Praca da Matriz has an inimitable charm, combining the old and the new to form a picturesque town square. The plaza is home to the city’s mother church, the Igreja Matriz, as well as a variety of 19th century houses and, notably, a bizarre collection of oversized objects that are well-known across the country. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Itu holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Praca da Matriz and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • In this square represents all the exaggeration. Has a giant lighthouse in operation, the operator's phone giant. Have the outskirts with all you giant do their shopping. Restaurants in all around with various types of food. But I like what you've been close ñ to pharmacy then we went to the Mall. Good food in the hotel's delicious lunches kkk.
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  • Good place to meet and take the kids and tell the story of the State of São Paulo, but as all our cities are suffering from a lack of maintenance and care of our rulers
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  • The square is relatively small. Has a light and a pay phone Giants and various souvenir shops around. The Valley pass for her to meet.
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Much of Itu's accommodations lie in the city center, in the form of larger, upscale hotels that provide pools, fine dining, and plenty of the amenities you'd expect from well-known chains. While these tend to feature higher prices, they offer easy access to the attractions in the city center. Budget travelers should keep an eye out for smaller family-run guesthouses and hotels scattered around the historic core. To escape the bustle of the city center, consider staying in the surrounding countryside. Though you'll need some form of transportation to get to and fro, staying in the outskirts puts you close to some of the region's numerous plantation-style homes, many of which date back to the 18th century.
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