City Guide

Other places you can enjoy in Porto Alegre

Discover the city’s most democratic park

Parque Farroupilha, affectionately known as Redenção (Redemption, in English). One of the most iconic and beloved spots in Porto Alegre, Parque Farroupilha offers a relaxing green area, spaces for sports, a children’s amusement park, and a multitude of leisure options. On weekends, it’s where many people gather to chat, drink chimarrão (traditional South American herbal tea), walk, and enjoy cultural attractions like the arts and crafts fair with local artisans and artists. Nestled in the heart of the park, Refúgio do Lago is a reserved space to enjoy a variety of gastronomic options, with live pocket shows on some days.

Address: João Pessoa, Street, Bom Fim, Porto Alegre.

To know another side of Porto Alegre

Ipanema Boardwalk is one of the most beloved spots by residents and visitors. Located on the shores of Lake Guaíba, the boardwalk offers a unique atmosphere where natural beauty merges with the vibrancy of urban life. It’s often a meeting point for families looking to escape the hustle and bustle of downtown and find a quieter atmosphere, as well as for athletes who use the area to exercise. One of the most striking features of the boardwalk is the breathtaking view it offers of the sunset over Lake Guaíba. It’s definitely worth spending an evening there. In the surrounding area, there are kiosks and cafes that offer good options for a gastronomic break during the stroll.

Address: 818 Guaíba Avenue, Ipanema, Porto Alegre.

The lines and curves of the iconic Iberê Camargo Foundation

This is a must-visit attraction for any tourist exploring the city. Situated along the Guaíba River, this architectural masterpiece is not only a cultural landmark but also an artistic treasure trove. The foundation serves as a cultural center dedicated to preserving and promoting the work of one of Brazil’s most celebrated artists, Iberê Camargo. Beyond its impressive art collection, the Foundation also offers visitors a chance to experience its striking architectural design. Set against the backdrop of the river, the building’s bold lines and geometric shapes create a visually stunning contrast with the natural landscape. Great for taking beautiful photos! Additionally, the foundation hosts a variety of cultural events, including temporary exhibitions, film screenings, workshops, and lectures, making it a dynamic hub of artistic activity.

Address: 2000 Padre Cacique Avenue, Cristal, Porto Alegre.

Take a walk along Padre Chagas and nearby streets

Immerse yourself in Porto Alegre’s sophistication. As you stroll through the tree-lined and peaceful streets, you’ll also have access to a great variety of bars, restaurants, and local brand shops. It’s one of the most beautiful and contemporary regions of the city. So, if you like to explore more current and trendy places, this is the right spot.

Soccer fan

Visiting the stadiums of the Gre-Nal rivalry

Grêmio and Inter are two soccer teams from Porto Alegre, which engage in one of the biggest rivalries in Brazilian soccer. With the hosting of the 2014 World Cup, the teams had their stadiums modernized, which ensures a cool experience if you want to get a taste of Brazilian soccer. If you’re here on game days, it’ll be even better! The stadiums Arena do Grêmio and Beira-Rio offer tours to see the field, the locker rooms, and the winning histories of both teams.