Estado do Parana Travel Guide

  • The falls from the Brazilian side.
    The falls from the Brazilian side.
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    Opera de Arame
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Foz do Iguaçu

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Curitiba

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Parque Nacional do Iguaçu

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Londrina

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Ilha do Mel

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Maringá

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Morretes

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Antonina

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Superagui

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São José dos Pinhais

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Paranaguá

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Rolândia

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Quatro Barras

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Peabiru

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Foz do Iguaçu

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  • Rafain Show

    Foz do Iguaçu Things to Do

    Churrascaria Rafain has been in Foz do Iguacu for over 50 years and it has attracted millions of tourists all year round, who leave the place taking in their bags an unforgettable experience to tell the others.. The place with central air conditioning hosts up to 1,200 people and to make convenient for parents, it also has an area for children...

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  • Hotel das Cataratas

    Foz do Iguaçu Hotels

    Although we were staying on the Argentinian side of the falls, we did have the opportunity to drop...

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  • Watch out for the coatis.

    Foz do Iguaçu Warnings and Dangers

    The coati is a little racoon like animal that is also called long nosed coon.It's not dangorous as such but they are very annoying as they dig in to anything that looks like food and they are all over the place at the iguacu falls as soon as there is food in sight.At first you will probaply think they are really cute with their funny long noses but...

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Curitiba

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Parque Nacional do Iguaçu

  • Safari Macuco on Boat

    Parque Nacional do Iguaçu Things to Do

    In Niagara Falls the Maid of the Mist takes you close to the falls, to feel their real power. But nothing like the emotions of Safari Macuco. After some kilometres by jeep in the marvellous jungle, stopping here and there to identify some exotic plants, and an exciting descend on foot, we enter aboard a rafting ship, and...God... we really felt the...

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  • The Harmony of the falls

    Parque Nacional do Iguaçu Things to Do

    The tropical forest attracts you, and, with natural life distracting you, you go down the path until... The impact of the size and strength of the falls is something impossible to describe. We were there in winter, when the level of the water goes up, and the cold weather dissolves light and colour, giving things a more dramatic look. I knew it was...

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  • Kingdom of the Mist

    Parque Nacional do Iguaçu Warnings and Dangers

    The mist and haze are present everywhere in the falls. So, be prepared to wear your raincoat all the time, or to get wet. Of course, you have the solution of buying locally a light poncho, not expensive, and that may become part of the fun.

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Londrina

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  • Assortment of T-Shirts and Trinkets

    Londrina Shopping

    Lembranças is the word used in Brasilian Portuguese for small items that serve as a reminder of a place, and is derived from Portuguese for "remember". It is essentially how we would use souvenir in English, though I have been told there are some differences in what it applies to.Normally, I would not suggest that anyone go into the Shopping Royal,...

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  • Comfort Suites Londrina

    Londrina Hotels

    Rua Edwy Taques Araujo 250, Londrina, State of Parana, 86047-500, Brazil

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Junk, Food, Junk Food, and Unusual Stuff

    Londrina Shopping

    On Wednesday evenings, there is a street market near the west side of downtown, close to the "Zerão" athletic track and very close to the very large ampitheatre that is located near this facility.This market is like any street market: what you will find depends on who shows up to sell their stuff.It is a very popular local market, and not one that...

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Ilha do Mel

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  • Packing List for Ilha do Mel

    Ilha do Mel What to Pack

    For short hikes on the island, a small backpack to carry water, sun protection, camera..., is most suitable. If you intend to spend most of the time around the beach, a pair of Havaianas, the famous Brazilian flip-flops, is a must. And for longer hikes, a pair of comfortable sandals might be well suited as well.You may be out on the sun a lot, so...

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  • Pousada Marimar

    Ilha do Mel Hotels

    State of Parana, 83203-970, Brazil

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Nights with Forro

    Ilha do Mel Nightlife

    Ilha do Mel also has nightlife however it is limited to weekends and public holidays. Programs can vary from vivid native forro, traditional Brazilian music from northeast of the country, to rock or reggae. In the night of my visit of Ilha do Mel there were two places to listen and dance forro, Forro do Wando in the village of Nova Brasilia and...

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Maringá

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  • Climp to the Top of the Cathedral

    Maringá Things to Do

    UPDATE: I'm glad I got a chance to visit the cathedral in 2005! The stairway to the top of the observation deck is now closed as they want to do extensive repair and maintenance to the concrete structure. This was badly needed then, and has only gotten worse now. See my Photos the Cathedral travelogue for photos of the bulletin board featuring...

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  • Deville Maringa

    Maringá Hotels

    Av Herval 26, Maringa, Maringa, State of Parana, 87013-110, Brazil

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Maringá Cathedral: Landmark Visible from...

    Maringá Things to Do

    Right in the middle of downtown Maringá you will find an approximately 30 floor tall giant concrete cone, which is the main cathedral for the city of Maringá. The church has a number of impressive art works in it, including the Stations of the Cross (of which there are 15) that are painted onto some of the pillars inside. Artwork also goes fairly...

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Morretes

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  • The best "Barreado"

    Morretes Restaurants

    This is the best restaurant, acording to the locals, to eat the local dish "Barreado".The most tradicional restaurant in Morretes. The "Barreado" is the typical dish of Paraná.

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  • Pousada Cidreira

    Morretes Hotels

    Rua Romulo Pereira n0 61, Morretes, State of Parana, 144, Brazil

    Good for: Couples

  • Barreado: Official dish of Parana...

    Morretes Restaurants

    Beautiful setting along the Rio Nhundiaquara...you are welcomed by the hosts to try the Pinga do Banana (various banana whiskeys!) And don't forget to save room for the bananas flambe dessert! BARREADO - the official dish of Parana state. It's a beef stewed in a broth in a sealed clay pot for 24 hours...to eat, you put two huge spoonfuls of manioc...

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Antonina

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  • Roving musicians on last Saturday of the...

    Antonina Local Customs

    In my second brief visit to Antonina, I noticed that some homes had little decorative plaques near their addresses. I asked our guide what these plaques were for, and he described to me what sounded like a beautiful custom (and which I hope to return to Antonina to witness some day.)He said that on the last Saturday evening of each month, a band of...

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  • Wonderful road through the rainforest

    Antonina Transportation

    It's not difficut to reach Antonina, from Curitiba, by bus, It will take you about one hour, but there's a special route which is particularly worth going by: the so-called "rota da Graciosa". The Serra da Graciosa (Graciosa Range) is a wonderful piece of residual Atlantic Rainforest, which is crossed throughan ancient winding road, which is said...

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  • The theatre

    Antonina Favorites

    A theathre, a peaceful park beside the sea, a nice (unutilised) railway station and a pictoresque hotel are the main spots in the town.

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São José dos Pinhais

  • Kasarao Bar

    São José dos Pinhais Nightlife

    Kasaro Bar it´s a Bar with 4 different places. Karaoke (i don´t know the name in english, sorry, it´s to people go and sing there) The Bar, it´s like an american Bar with DVDs playing good music, Happy Hour place with pool (snooker tables) and MPB (Musica Popular Brasileira, Brazilian Music) live, The Basemment with Electronic Music and the Dance...

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  • Howard Johnson Sao Jose dos Pinhais

    São José dos Pinhais Hotels

    Av. Rui Barbosa 9500, Sao Jose Dos Pinhais, State of Parana, 83005-340, Brazil

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Wine Route (Caminho do Vinho)

    São José dos Pinhais Local Customs

    Its at the Rural Zone, at the Colônia do Mergulhão (Merganswer Colony), there is a big handicraft wine production with more then 20 families who produces wine, cheese, salami and more things.... this place was colonized for Iatalian families in the end of the century XIX, this is the reason of the wine and cheese and salami, and once per year,...

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Paranaguá

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    One of the tourist ship in Paranagua

    by glabah Written Oct 21, 2003

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    There is an assortment of interesting items along the waterfront. This includes scenic baot trips to the Island of Honey (Isla do Mel), which is a popular tourist location.

    Unfortunately, there are also a lot of pan handlers looking for spare change from tourists as well. However, they are nowhere near as obnoxious as Rio de Janeiro.

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Peabiru

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    Utilitarian, Junk and Craft intermix on Streets 2 more images

    by glabah Written May 17, 2011

    As highway BR 369 is a fairly important tourist route for those going to Foz do Iguacu, it should not be surprising that some cities feature quite a number of street vendors advertising their wares to those passing by.

    Peabiru is one of the cities where a fairly significant number of people have set up street vending booths to sell various things. These range from junky pirated goods and CDs to what appear to be very well made toys, artwork local crafts and even cookware.

    The variety is quite astounding.

    What to buy: Aim for the unique local crafts and avoid the junky stuff and pirated goods.

    What to pay: If you want a good deal, be prepared to wander from booth to booth as though you had all the time in the world, and talk to various booth owners about their prices (and families and living conditions). You can not expect to be able to talk anyone down in price if it seems as though you need to leave in the next few minutes.

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    • Arts and Culture

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