This early-20th-century neoclassical cathedral is a Porto Alegre landmark. It sits atop the hill that divides downtown from a series of...
Teatro São Pedro
On the northern side of Praça da Matriz, you’ll find the elegant mid-19th-century edifice of the Teatro São Pedro.
Museu Histórico Júlio de Castilhos
Near the Praça da Matriz is Museu Histórico Júlio de Castilhos, displaying gaúcho artifacts in a typical 19th-century home.
Casa da Cultura Mario Quintana
The cultural center in this pink baroque building has a cinema and two busy cafes. The 7th-floor Café Santo de Casa is a lovely place to...
The walls of this lively, bi-level boteco (open-air bar) straddling Centro and Cidade Baixa is covered in some 200-odd musings of...
Parque Maurício Sirotsky Sobrinho · interesting places nearby
Galpão Crioulo information
Serious gaúcho country means serious meat. Indulge yourself at one of Porto Alegre's best – and most touristy – churrascarias . The designated Mestre do Chimarrão (chimarrão master) guarantees the local specialty maté is memorable as well. The live entertainment is tacky but seemingly loved by patrons.