Must-see attractions in Curitiba

  • Oscar Niemeyer Museum in Curitiba, Parana State, Brazil. Cassiano Correia/Shutterstock

    Museu Oscar Niemeyer


    Designed by and named for the architect responsible for much of Brasília, this striking museum features an iconic eye-shaped tower painted with whimsical…

  • Feira do Largo


    On Sundays, Largo do Ordem and Praça Garibaldi host a lively art and artisan market with more than 1000 stalls.

  • The Jardim Botânico, Green Gardens, of Curitiba. Shutterstock

    Jardim Botânico


    In the far south of the city, the Jardim Botânico is a vast, flower-filled expanse, studded with sculpture and crisscrossed by walking paths. The…

  • Largo da Ordem


    Curitiba's colonial heart. Here, the pedestrian-only cobblestone streets are lined with beautifully restored buildings, many of which now house trendy art…

  • Paço da Liberdade


    Curitiba's historic Old City Hall was inaugurated in 1926 and designed by then-mayor Cândido Ferreira de Abreu, who was responsible for many of the city's…

  • Palácio Belvedere


    Built in 1923, this modest art nouveau construction was originally designed to be a city lookout. It was left to die and gutted by fie in 2017, but the…

  • Teatro Guaíra


    This premier state-run theater in Curitiba is home to the Paraná Symphony Orchestra (Orquestra Sinfônica do Paraná), and also hosts other dance and…

  • Oi Torre Panorâmica


    For an overview of Curitiba, head to the 109m-high Torre Panorâmica, offering 360-degree views from the observation deck.

  • Catedral Basílica de Curitiba


    Inaugurated in 1893 and completely restored in 2012, Curitiba's neo-Gothic main cathedral – inspired by Barcelona's metropolitan cathedral – isn't one of…

  • Federal University of Paraná


    The neoclassical headquarters of the Federal University of Paraná is home to MusA-UFPR, the university's museum, which features small rotating cultural…

  • MusA-UFPR


    Inside the neoclassical headquarters of the Federal University of Paraná, the university's museum features rotating exhibitions along with a small and…

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