Blumenau’s festivals are held at Parque Vila Germânica, part convention hall, part kitschy Alpine village. There are several good bar/restaurants (Bier Vila), gourmet shops and a whole lot of lederhosen. To get ther…
Rua XV Novembro is home to the city’s best examples of Germanic architecture, including the Castelinho da XV, a replica of the city hall of Michelstadt, Germany, and now a Havan department store.
Lutheran churches loom over town; the most beautiful is Igreja do Espírito Santo, a gem inaugurated in 1877 that still stands east of the center.
The Castelinho da XV, now a Havan department store, is a replica of the city hall of Michelstadt, Germany.
Learn about Blumenau’s beginnings in this group of houses that were occupied by the city’s founder, Herman Bruno Otto Blumenau, in the 1850s. His daughter’s cat cemetery – where Pepito, Mirko, Bum, Putzi, Schnurr an…
Awash in red granite and stained glass, Blumenau's main cathedral is massive and not much of a looker, save its cedar entryway carvings and 45m tri-bell clock tower.
The Mausoléu Dr Blumenau is the final resting place of Dr Blumenau himself, founder of the city.
The small Museu da Cerveja is dedicated to the city's long history of beer brewing.