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Da Praia Street, Porto Alegre

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With wonderfully preserved red, black, and white granite mosaics along the pavement, you must literally watch where you walk as you stroll down the oldest street in Porto Alegre. Officially called Rua dos Andradas, Da Praia Street is how you will hear locals refer to it, a throwback to when the street ran directly parallel to the shore of Lago Guaíba. As the heart of the city, the street has a lively atmosphere and it is always bustling with people and has numerous cafés, restaurants, and shops including the famous Livraria do Globo. It is also home to several significant attractions, among which you will find Casa de Cultura Mario Quintana, one of the largest cultural centers in Brazil, and Igreja Nossa Senhora das Dores, the oldest church still standing in Porto Alegre. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Porto Alegre holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Da Praia Street and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Stay right in the Center and has a lot of trade for those who like to go shopping during the trip. One of the most famous streets of the center of POA.
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  • This street is famous because there is many shops, banks, pharmacies, courses, faculty, restaurants, bustling street by people, only a piece of the street travels vehicles, is a street that has some galleries with numerous shops. Whatever you need, 99% likely to have on this street. hehe
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  • Visiting Porto Alegre and don't meet the famous Street of the beach is not to know the soul of the city. This is the more traditional shopping street and known from Porto Alegre, where we always find a large flow of people
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