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Cuiaba— 3 nights
Capital of the Southern Amazon
Founded during the 18th-century gold rush, Cuiaba is now a modern state capital boasting an impressive skyline of modern buildings and serving as a major commercial center in this part of Brazil.Change things up with these side-trips from Cuiaba: Chapada dos Guimaraes (Chapada dos Guimaraes National Park, Mirante Morro dos Ventos, & more). The adventure continues: walk around Mae Bonifacia Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela Santa Rita de Cassia Centro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Basílica do Senhor Bom Jesus de Cuiabá, and don't miss a visit to Igreja Sao Goncalo do Porto.
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In October, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Cuiaba
Chapada dos Guimaraes
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