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Super travel tips, all road tested by David Herd. I'm an Australian guy who moved to Thailand in 2011 & still travel the world as often as possible.

Curitiba nice Brazilian city

December 29, 2013 by David Herd

Metropolitan Cathedral

Curitiba nice Brazilian city

Curitiba nice Brazilian city

Curitiba nice Brazilian city is south of Sao Paulo & is the capital and largest city of the Brazilian state of Paraná. The city’s population numbered approximately 1,760,500 people as of 2010, making it the eighth most populous city in the country, and the largest in Brazil’s South Region.

Oscar Niemeyer Museum

Curitiba nice Brazilian city

The museum focuses on the visual arts, architecture and design. For its magnificence, beauty and for the importance of the collection, it represents a cultural institution of international significance. The complex of two buildings, installed in an area of 35 thousand square meters (of which 19 thousand are dedicated to exhibition space).

Ukranian Memorial

Curitiba nice Brazilian city

Opened in 1995, the Ukrainian Memorial is located in Tingüi Park in Curitiba, Paraná , and was erected in tribute to the immigrant Ukrainians who came to this region of Brazil in the nineteenth century.


Palace Avenue

Curitiba nice Brazilian city

The Palace Avenue is one of the most important historical buildings in Curitiba. The building, dated 1929, was built by immigrants and Syrian-Lebanese businessman Feres Merhy with original architectural design Valentine Freitas Oliveira Bernardino Assumption and Bortolo Bergonse.

Throughout its history, the imposing complex of about 18 thousand square meters housed coffees (as folk Guairacá Bar) and Cine Avenue, one of the first theatres in the state capital.

Palace Avenue at night

Curitiba nice Brazilian city

 

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Sudzi

Curitiba nice Brazilian city

My friend Craig aka Sudzi from Australia.

Colourful local characters

Curitiba nice Brazilian city

Lots of photo opportunities on every street corner.

 Three clowns in Curitiba

Curitiba nice Brazilian city 

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Curitiba wine cellar

Curitiba nice Brazilian city

I found Brazilian wine to be excellent.

Curitiba restaurant

Curitiba nice Brazilian city

I think this is quite a popular tourist bus stop.

Modern bus stop.

Curitiba nice Brazilian city

 

I feel Curitiba a nice Brazilian city is certainly wort a visit if you are in Florianopolis or the Iguazu Falls as it is on the way the Sao Paulo or Rio De Janeiro.
 

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