Praca da Alfandega, Porto Alegre

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In the center of Porto Alegre, you will find Praca da Alfandega, a square surrounded by many monuments and historic buildings. It is a large square, which breaks up the busyness of the city, with the trees and interesting architecture providing an ideal place to relax. Take a stroll through the square and then head over to other attractions nearby. Work out when and for how long to visit Praca da Alfandega and other Porto Alegre attractions using our handy Porto Alegre online trip builder .
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  • September 20, 2017
    well, a square in the Center, which unfortunately in this day and age you can't hj even sit up to move on mobile in hr lunch that will be stolen ... anyway a central square as others.
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  • September 12, 2017
    The square is great, but don't have many options of what to do, unless a fair selling some items from the region.
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  • August 31, 2017
    Beautiful square has many attractions, but if you are in the historical centre is worth a visit. There are museums near and is next to the historic centre.
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  • October 16, 2016
    A nice place to pass by, but not for staying too long. It has a few dodgy people around. Be careful and take some pictures. It's always better to go there in big groups. People who steal around there do so by grabbing the item and running. Therefore, look around being using electronic devices. There are some local markets there on weekends and some weekdays.
  • July 13, 2016
    Near the Central Market. You must stop by if you're visiting downtown Porto Alegre. On the southern side (away from the water) are vendors from whom you can buy souvenirs, hats, chimarrao kits, leather/faux goods. The southern side has two quality museums, one of which has free entry. Good photo ops at the park. You can take your phone out, but don't be careless.
  • February 28, 2016
    This place is beautiful, it is surrounded by museums and historic places. Once a year they run a massive book fair here, which is very famous as well. Be careful around here, thieves may be in action.
  • July 19, 2016
    Beautiful square, lots of green and benches. Just be careful at night
  • June 6, 2017
    Ok

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