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Things to Do in Curitiba

Barigui Park
Ducks might be a common sight in many city parks, but when'€™s the last time you saw a Capybara? Dozens of these giant rodents graze the lakeside lawns in Curitiba Barigui Park, which buzzes with local joggers and people rollerblading every weekend. For a laid-back afternoon, find a spot on the grass, sip on some fresh coconut water, and soak up the atmosphere.
Curitiba Botanical Garden
It might look like the landscaped grounds of some millionaire'€™s mansion, but this pristine public park is open to all. The centerpiece of the Curitiba Botanical Garden is a giant Art Nouveau greenhouse filled with native tropical plants. Around it, beautifully maintained flowerbeds burst with color and peaceful walking paths go past trees, fountains and ponds filled with local wildlife.
Bosque de Portugal
As the name suggests, this Curitiba park celebrates the Portuguese language and the countries that speak it. Bosque de Portugal's central monument includes pillars dedicated to legendary Lusophone poets – from Luís Vaz de Camões to Camilo Pessanha. And a walk through the surrounding shaded paths reveals their best-known verses painted on traditional ceramic tiles.
Bosque Joao Paulo II
This beautiful park celebrates Curitiba'€™s Eastern European heritage. Known locally as Bosque do Papa,€“ the Pope'€™s Forest, Bosque Joao Paulo II was opened to coincide with a 1980 Papal visit. The open-air museum reconstructs the daily lives of immigrants in the 1870s, while a Polish church, tea room, and cultural events still serve their descendants today.
Botanical Garden of Curitiba
In Curitiba—a city known for its parks—the botanical garden stands above them all. Modeled on traditional French ones, it’s 2.6 million square feet of green lawns, beautifully-kept hedgerows, and colorful flowerbeds. The centerpiece is the greenhouse, a three-domed glass building that is home to all kinds of plant life from around the world.
Greenhouse of the Botanical Garden
This magnificent glass building is the symbol of Curitiba and a city icon too. It’s an Art Nouveau greenhouse with three domes, lit up at night in vivid colors. Under its beautifully curved roof lies a treasure trove of tropical plants, with a trickling stream running through it.
Barigüi Park
The most famous green park of Curitiba and a popular meeting point for friends and relatives on weekends.

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Traveler Reviews & Photos

feitosagb
10
Exceptional
Plenty of options for good restaurants and lounges. City is clean and people are super friendly.
feitosagb
Brazil
May 22, 2017
Flávia
10
Exceptional
Absolutely loved Curitiba. Everything is close (15 minutes driving to almost anywhere in the City). There are lots of nice things to do and see. Recommend the colonial breakfast, Opera de Arame and the Oscar Niemeyer museum.
Flávia
Australia
November 20, 2017
echo_lodge
10
Exceptional
One of the cleanest. prettiest cities in Brazil! Love it here whenever I visit! ^^
echo_lodge
Brazil
June 6, 2017
Luis Carlos
10
Exceptional
Curitiba is one of the best cities in Brazil. More European style. In general Clean and very organized. With wonderful options in Restarants, and cultural events. A must come & see
Luis Carlos
Brazil
January 13, 2018
aduncan
8
Very Good
Curitiba is a city with an unrivalled fully integrated public transport system. Catch the city tour bus to see acytually how much more it has to offer.
aduncan
United Kingdom
July 1, 2017

Accommodations & Hotels in Curitiba

ibis Styles Curitiba Batel

8.6 Excellent

Score from 673 reviews

$65

Average price per night
Hotel Confiance Residence Batel

8.7 Excellent

Score from 903 reviews

$58

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ibis Styles Curitiba Santa Felicidade

8.4 Very Good

Score from 1,007 reviews

$78

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Hotel Deville Business Curitiba

9 Awesome

Score from 584 reviews

$64

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Slaviero Slim Curitiba Av. das Torres

8.7 Excellent

Score from 746 reviews

$47

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Hotel San Juan Johnscher

9 Awesome

Score from 473 reviews

$50

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Slaviero Slim Centro

7.7 Good

Score from 393 reviews

$42

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Wynn Batel

8.4 Very Good

Score from 679 reviews

$37

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Duomo Park Hotel

7.8 Good

Score from 792 reviews

$43

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Recommended in Curitiba

If good food is what you're looking for, then go to Santa Felicidade district, the best restaurants are there

Dining in an area of the city called Santa Felicidade. There are a lot of good Italian restaurants there.

Move to the centre by bus or taxi (or your own car, in case you have any)

They are beautiful and there's a lot of them.

walk on the botanic garden

Oscar Niemeyer Museum

Go to Batel neighbour

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