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Brazilian in Paranapiacaba

Bar da Zilda

Just steps off Paranapiacaba's cinematic railroad track–spanning steel bridge (c 1899), this is the liveliest spot in town. It has a fun-filled patio, a very long beer list (considering its location) and a wealth of…
Museum in Paranapiacaba

Museu do Castelo

The home of the railway’s chief engineer, dating to 1897, this classically Victorian wood building known as ‘Castelinho' has been converted into a small museum with period furnishings and fine views.
Landmark in Paranapiacaba

Clock Tower

Paranapiacaba's most striking symbol is this Big Ben–reminiscent 1898 clock tower, which sits on the platform of the town's railway station. It was manufactured by former high-end jeweller and watchmaker JW Benson i…