One of southern Brazil’s most important port cities, Porto Alegre is well-known for its transportation hubs and strong arts and alternative music scenes. Use LATAM to get great rates on flights to Porto Alegre.
Attractions of Porto Alegre
If you want to see some of Brazil’s finest contemporary art, visit the Museu de Arte do Rio Grande do Sul, which features local artists in an eye-catching neoclassical building. For more architecture, do not miss the Catedral Metropolitana, sitting atop the hill that divides Porto Alegre’s downtown. Shoppers will want to visit the Mercado Público Central, a market with over 100 stalls selling local produce, products, and spices.
How to Enjoy Porto Alegre
Porto Alegre has several major events throughout the year. One event of interest to readers and collectors alike is the Feira do Livro in November. Hundreds of publishing editors come to the city to sell books, and oftentimes rare books are sold at lower prices. In mid-September, parades, food, and musical exhibitions can be found all across the city during Farroupilha Week, a cultural event celebrating the Farroupilha Revolution. If you are looking to travel at a certain time, book flights with LATAM to fly all over Latin America.