Area in Blumenau

Parque Vila Germânica

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...

Area in Blumenau

Rua XV Novembro

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.

Notable Building in Blumenau

Castelinho da XV

The Castelinho da XV, now a Havan department store, is a replica of the city hall of Michelstadt, Germany.

Museum in Blumenau

Museu de Família Colonial

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...

Cathedral in Blumenau

Catedral São Paulo Apóstolo

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.

Memorial in Blumenau


The Mausoléu Dr Blumenau is the final resting place of Dr Blumenau himself, founder of the city.