Explore Santa Maria in Brazil with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.Individual Sights in Santa Maria
Sight 1: Paróquia Nossa Senhora do Rosário
Nossa Senhora do Rosário is a neighborhood in the district of Santa Maria, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. It is located in the central area of the city.
Sight 2: Irineu Evangelista de Sousa
Irineu Evangelista de Sousa, the Viscount of Mauá, was a Brazilian entrepreneur, industrialist, banker and politician. Born to a family of small estancieiros (ranchers), Sousa became one of the world's richest men; by 1867, his wealth was larger than the annual budget of the Brazilian Empire. He was called the Rothschild of the South American continent by the New York Times in 1871. He received the titles of baron (1854) and visconde com grandeza (1874) of Mauá. A pioneer in several areas of the economy of Brazil, one of his greatest achievements was to start the construction of the Mauá Railroad, the first railroad in Brazil, in 1852.
Sight 3: Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Conceição
The Metropolitan Cathedral of Nossa Senhora da Conceição is the seat of the Archdiocese of Santa Maria in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Sight 4: João Niederauer Sobrinho
João Niederauer Sobrinho was a German-Brazilian Colonel of the Platine War and the Paraguayan War. He was notable for his service in the Pikysyry campaign, having a previous origin as a notable citizen from Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul. Commanding the Cavalry Brigade of the II Corps, he died of wounds during the Battle of Avay and died two days after the battle.
Sight 5: José Mariano da Rocha Filho
José Mariano da Rocha Filho GOIP • ComC • OMM was a Brazilian physician and educator. He was a professor and responsible for the foundation and installation of the Federal University of Santa Maria in 1960, being its first rector.
Sight 6: José de San Martin
José Francisco de San Martín y Matorras, known simply as José de San Martín or the Liberator of Argentina, Chile and Peru, was an Argentine general and the primary leader of the southern and central parts of South America's successful struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire who served as the Protector of Peru. Born in Yapeyú, Corrientes, in modern-day Argentina, he left the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata at the early age of seven to study in Málaga, Spain.
Sight 7: José Artigas
José Gervasio Artigas Arnal was a soldier and statesman who is regarded as a national hero in Uruguay and the father of Uruguayan nationhood.
Sight 8: Theatro Treze de Maio
Sight 9: Leopoldo Froés
Leopoldo Fróes was a Brazilian actor, composer, lyricist and singer.
Sight 10: Felippe D'Oliveira
Felipe Daudt de Oliveira, or Felipe D'Oliveira was a Brazilian poet, journalist, pharmacist, businessman, sportsman and writer.
Sight 11: Praça Saldanha Marinho
Sight 12: Museu Gama D'Eça
The Gama D'Eça Educational Museum is a Brazilian museological and educational institution linked to the Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM). It is located in the center of Santa Maria, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. Part of its collection is listed by IPHAN.
Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.
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