9 Sights in Campinas, Brazil (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Campinas, Brazil. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 9 sights are available in Campinas, Brazil.

Sightseeing Tours in Campinas

1. Praça Arautos da Paz

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Arautos da Paz Square is a square located in the East Region of Campinas, next to Parque Portugal and Lagoa do Taquaral. It is an open space, with an area of 65,000m², built in 2001, during the mandate of Mayor Antônio da Costa Santos, on a large undeveloped plot of land to host the 14th National Eucharistic Congress and revitalized in 2004, which hosts large-scale shows, circuses, open-air cinema sessions and June festivals, among other events, due to its location and the space available for large gatherings of people. On April 21, 2016 it was the stage for a free concert by the band Sepultura, there was confusion among the more than 20 thousand people present and three people were stabbed and one person was arrested.

Wikipedia: Praça Arautos da Paz (PT)

2. Bosque dos Jequitibas

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Bosque dos Jequitibas

The Jequitibás Bosque, created in the 1880s, is a park located in the Bosque neighborhood, in the central region of Campinas, being one of the largest and oldest leisure areas in the city, with approximately one million visitors per year. It is located at an altitude between 652 m and 681 m. It has a total area approximately 10 ha, while the native forest reserve area of the Atlantic Forest is 2.33 ha, mixed with other types of vegetation and buildings. It has a zoo with wild animals, a natural museum, a municipal aquarium, kiosks, which sell food to visitors and the Carlos Maia Theater, to children.

Wikipedia: Bosque dos Jequitibás (PT)

3. Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Campinas

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The Museum of Contemporary Art of Campinas "José Pancetti" (MACC) is a municipal public institution, subordinated to the Secretariat of Culture and Tourism, and focused on the conservation, study and dissemination of Brazilian contemporary art. It is located in a building attached to the Jequitibás Palace, under the Municipal Library "Ernesto Manoel Zink" on Benjamin Constant Avenue, in the center of Campinas, a municipality in the interior of the state of São Paulo, Brazil.

Wikipedia: Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Campinas (PT)

4. Jockey Club Campineiro

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The Jockey Club Campineiro is a historic building located in the center of the Brazilian city of Campinas. The building, in an eclectic style and with elements of art nouveau and neo-renaissance, was completed in 1925, having been elected in 2008 one of the Seven Wonders of Campinas. It has 1,371.8 square meters and three floors.

Wikipedia: Jockey Club Campineiro (PT)

5. Estação Cultura

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The Estação Cultura "Prefeito Antônio da Costa Santos", also known as Campinas Station, Campinas Central Station or Fepasa Station, is the former central railway station of the city of Campinas, in the interior of the state of São Paulo, in Brazil and since 2002, it has been operating as a cultural center.

Wikipedia: Estação Cultura Prefeito Antônio da Costa Santos (PT), Website, Heritage Website

6. Largo do Carmo

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Largo do Carmo

Largo do Carmo is considered the ground zero of the foundation of the city of Campinas, São Paulo. In its surroundings are the Carmo Church, the Bento Quirino College, the Campineiro Jockey Club and the Monument-tomb of the Campinas composer and conductor Carlos Gomes.

Wikipedia: Largo do Carmo (Campinas) (PT)

7. Planetário de Campinas

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The Campinas Planetarium is located inside Parque Portugal, known as Lagoa do Taquaral, one of the main tourist attractions in Campinas, Brazil. Since its inauguration on October 28, 1987, this space has served more than 580 thousand people in various activities.

Wikipedia: Planetário de Campinas (PT)

8. Museu da Imagem e do Som (MIS)

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The Palácio dos Azulejos is a historic building located in the center of the city of Campinas, at the intersection of Ferreira Penteado and Regente Feijó streets. It has this name due to its Portuguese tile covering on the upper floor.

Wikipedia: Palácio dos Azulejos (PT)

9. Torre do Castelo

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The Castle Tower - Vítor Negrete is a water tower of the water tower type, built in the art deco style, with 27 meters high, located in Praça 23 de Outubro, in the Jardim Chapadão neighborhood, in the city of Campinas, Brazil.

Wikipedia: Torre do Castelo (Campinas) (PT)


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