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Porto Alegre travel guide

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You're Going to Love Porto Alegre

Porto Alegre is the capital and largest city of the state of Rio Grande do Sul in southern Brazil. It has a great blend of Spanish, Brazilian, and Portuguese cultures, giving the city an international atmosphere. Porto Alegre is a wealthy city, with good shopping, excellent restaurants, and exciting bars.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Porto Alegre

When to Visit Porto Alegre

Porto Alegre has a humid, subtropical climate with significant precipitation all year round. Summer temperatures can top 90 degrees, so visiting in spring or fall is perhaps more comfortable.

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How to Get to Porto Alegre

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Where to Stay in Porto Alegre

Hotel Ritz on Rua Des. André da Rocha has clean dorm rooms and good amenities. Plaza Sao Rafael Hotel offers a touch of luxury and is located in the historic center.

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How to Get Around Porto Alegre

The Cost of Living in Porto Alegre

Shopping Streets

Central Market on Avenida Borges de Medeiros has 100 stalls selling local produce, while Bourbon Shopping Wallig is the largest shopping mall in South America, with a huge range of fashion, electronics, and household goods.

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A quart of milk in Porto Alegre costs R$3 and a loaf of bread is R$4.21.

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Where to Eat in Porto Alegre

Churrascaria Giovanaz is an excellent all-you-can-eat steakhouse in Cidade Baixa, with a menu costing R$25. Churrascaria Galpão Crioulo is a more upmarket barbecue restaurant, with mains costing R$65.