situated at 885m altitude, Gramado has a 4season climate, and it is the most visited area in the south. quite amazing actually,the population of around 5000 has to cope with nearly 2 1/2 million of visitors last year.
only 110km from Porto Alegre Gramado is a thriving Community, Immigrants from Italy, Germany, Portugal and the Lebanon make it all work. the first settlers where the Germans...in 1954, they built the roads into the area, housing and the Hortensias.. and that is what Gramado is called: Cidade da Hortensias.City of Hortensias, in blue, pink, white and even violet. and they going well with the baverian style Houses.
Brazil had to come to terms with the diversity of its people, after years, decades of trying a sort of conformity, to form a brazilian identity ...now, Brazil embraces diversity. All for the better, as my Friends tell me.After all: Deus e Brasileiro God is Brazilian
gramado,germany in brazil..
Do you believe it's Brazil??
The south can be very cold in the winter,specially in the mountain regions,as in Gramado..when we get the notice it's snowing,many guys leave Porto Alegre in their way to the region for a weekend and the city that use to be so quite gets very crowd...
"german style houses in gramado"
As i told you,Gramado is a german immigration small beautiful city.
The center of the city is the most clear site where one can find the influence of the german style in the houses or small buildings..as these ones..
or these one..
KNORR PARK is a natural reserve near Gramado..these days it's already decorated for christmas..just beautiful!
"GRAMADO'S CITY HALL"
"THE ENTRANCE OF THE CITY.."
"A FARMHOUSE NEAR KNORR PARK.."
tHIS IS A TYPICAL GERMAN FARMHOUSE,IT BELONGS TO WESTFALLEN FAMILY,WHO USED TO LIVE IN OUR BUILDING IN PORTO ALEGRE..NOW THEY LIVE,CERTAINLY,IN A BETTER PLACE!
"WESTFALLEN'S SPECIAL PARADISE.."