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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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  • The beach is very nice for those who like to craft. There are several fairs with craft options ranging from accessories and clothing to home furnishings. The place is not very safe.
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  • I loved go to rua da praia mainly because I was going on a book fair. A tree-lined square with traditional street Racin havin stalls.
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  • Right in the Centre of the capital, has a boardwalk where so people have access, with several shops, lancherias and banks, worth taking a paced the street of the beach that has no beach.
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