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Porto das Barcas, Parnaiba

#3 of 14 in Sightseeing in State of Piaui
Landmark Tourist Spot
A tranquil atmosphere, vividly colorful buildings, and a historical importance make Porto das Barcas a destination not to be missed in Parnaíba. A vital component in the development of the city, Porto das Barcas served as the regional center of trade with European countries. Nowadays, craft shops, restaurants, and bars line the streets of the old town. To visit Porto das Barcas and other attractions in Parnaiba, use our Parnaiba vacation route planner.
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Where to stay in Parnaiba

Where the city nestles up to the banks of the river, find charming pousadas (guesthouses) offering a range of facilities and excellent views. Elsewhere in the town, simple hotels and pousadas dominate, with prices dropping markedly in traditionally residential areas. Hostels provide good options for more budget-conscious travelers, while rental apartments represent a good choice for those staying in the city for a little longer, giving an extra degree of independence to go out and explore the town and surrounding areas.
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  • A wonderful sunset, with some stores to buy souvenirs and places to eat. Few options of restaurants...  more »
  • It's a very easy place to reach and very rewarding when it comes to how rich it culturally is. The architecture of the houses and the local market is very charming and it keeps the simplicity of the o...  more »
  • Worth knowing, and take a cold beer, listening to sound of music. Who comes to Parnaíba have to come over here!
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  • Is a very different, very irreverent décor. The location is not so Good, but for those who want to pay cheap is a good option.
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  • For those who want to take a vacation, a great place for a walk and chiii out.
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  • Just buy the ride of the ferries, was well attended.
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  • A beautiful place
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