Tourism and Food


It will be a pleasure to welcome you to Porto Alegre! This exciting capital boasts an incredible array of outdoor activities, unique dining experiences and a vast historic cultural center. In addition, it is one of the most wooded capitals in the country. With the aim of making your stay in the city and region even more pleasant, here are suggestions for places for accommodation and food, as well as possibilities for programming to be carried out.

CHC – Centro Histórico-Cultural Santa Casa

Address: Av. Independência, 75 – Historic Center, Porto Alegre – RS

Opening hours: 09:00 to 18:00

Starting with the venue of the event, the CHC, in addition to the theater, exhibition rooms, bistro and store of the institution, includes the Joaquim Francisco do Livramento Museum that tells the story of the Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Porto Alegre. You can schedule a visit by calling (51) 3214-8255.


Address: R. Duque de Caxias, 1047 – Historic Center, Porto Alegre – RS

Hours of Operation: 09:00–12:00, 13:00–19:00

The Metropolitan Cathedral, or Igreja Matriz de Nossa Senhora da Madre de Deus in Porto Alegre, was designed by the Italian architect João Battista Giovenale, with a style inspired by the Italian Renaissance. The work began in August 1921 and was only concluded in August 1986.


Address: R. Sete de Setembro, 1020 – Historic Center, Porto Alegre – RS

Opening hours: 10 am to 6 pm

The Rio Grande do Sul Memorial is a center for the preservation and dissemination of Rio Grande's history and culture. It was inaugurated in June 2000 and brings together maps, various objects, engravings, photos, books and iconographic images related to the State. The Colunas Personagens lobby and the Time Line invite the public to delve into the cultural universe of Rio Grande do Sul and get to know relevant episodes and characters from the history of Rio Grande do Sul. The building also houses the Postal Museum and a Philatelic Agency.


Address: Praça da Alfândega, s/n – Historic Center, Porto Alegre – RS

Hours of Operation: 10:00–19:00

The Museu de Arte do Rio Grande do Sul (MARGS) is dedicated to the history of art and artistic memory, as well as to manifestations, languages, investigations, research and contemporary productions in the visual arts.


Address: Av. Edvaldo Pereira Paiva – Praia de Belas, Porto Alegre – RS

Opening hours: Open 24hrs

On the new shore of Guaíba, you can take a walk, cycle, sit at a bar on the shore to enjoy the view, take a boat ride or simply enjoy the unforgettable sunset.


Address: Av. Mauá, 1050 – Warehouse A7 – Historic Center, Porto Alegre – RS

Opening hours: 11 am to 10:30 pm

In addition to being a great place for leisure, to watch the sunset in the late afternoon, have a mate and meet friends, the embarkationIro has excellent restaurant options with a relaxed and cozy atmosphere on the banks of the Guaíba River.


Address: Rua dos Andradas, 736 – Historic Center

Opening hours: 10 am to 8 pm

The traditional spaces of Casa de Cultura Mario Quintana are dedicated to cinema, music, visual arts, dance, theater, literature and holding workshops and events related to culture.


Address: Av. Mauá, 1050 – Warehouse B3 – Historic Center, Porto Alegre – RS

Opening hours: 10 am to 6 pm

Contact numbers: (51) 99912-2837

The city tour Centro Histórico Linha Turismo Porto Alegre is a service offered by the city of Porto Alegre and offers two different routes. The buses of the Porto Alegre Turismo Line are specially prepared for panoramic tours. It has 2 floors, 4 meters high, with the second floor open, where tourists see the sights from a higher angle and more freely.


Address: Cais do Porto – Av. Mauá, 1050 – warehouse B3 – Historic Center, Porto Alegre

Opening hours: 09:00–12:00, 13:00–18:00

Contact numbers: (51) 3224.5222 or (51) 99712.5672

A true icon of Porto Alegre, the Cisne Branco boat is a reference in river tourism, entertainment and floating leisure in the capital of Rio Grande do Sul. The Cisne Branco boarding point is at Warehouse B3 of the Porto Alegre Pier (Avenida Mauá 1050), close to the Public Market. In addition to the regular tours offered, Cisne Branco is considered a Floating Cultural Space for its regularly developed cultural activities.


Address: Av. Padre Cacique, 2000 Porto Alegre RS

Hours: 2pm to 6pm

 It is a center of excellence dedicated to the work of Iberê Camargo and to reflection on modern and contemporary art, where the most varied audiences and social segments converge.


Address: Av. Padre Cacique, 2000 Porto Alegre RS

Hours: 2pm to 6pm

Boulevard Laçador is a lifestyle space, offering easy access and a beautiful view of the city's airport. A place to be with friends and family at any time of the day.


Address: Av. Padre Leopoldo Brentano, 110 – Humaitá, Porto Alegre – RS

Hours: 1pm to 6pm

 Arena do Grêmio is a multipurpose stadium located in the city of Porto Alegre, state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. It is the current Grêmio stadium and Grêmio's third home throughout its history, replacing the Monumental Olympic Stadium. It opened on December 8, 2012


Address: Av. Padre Cacique, 891 – Praia de Belas, Porto Alegre – RS

Hours: 1pm to 6pm

A giant built over water, the José Pinheiro Borba stadium, better known as Beira-Rio, is a multipurpose structure, with a capacity of 50,842 seats. It is considered the sixth most beautiful stadium in the world.


Address: R.Dr. Salvador França, 1427 – Botanical Garden, Porto Alegre – RS.

Hours: 9 am to 5 pm

Contact phone: 51 3320-2027

Currently, the Porto Alegre Botanical Garden has a collection of 653 tree species with about 3,000 specimens, plus a collection of potted plants, with 3,000 specimens, a Germplasm Bank and a Seed Bank, for the preservation of rare or threatened species. and with the objective of repopulating depredated areas.


Address: Av. João Pessoa, s / nº – Farroupilha, Porto Alegre – RS

One of the most beautiful parks in Porto Alegre is Farroupilha Park, known as Redenção. It is one of the most frequented parks by people from Porto Alegre and also by tourists and on weekends it has events, promotional actions and several entertainment options. For those who like to simply contemplate nature, this is the best option.


Address: R. Comendador Caminha, s/n – Moinhos de Vento, Porto Alegre – RS

Located in the Moinhos de Vento neighborhood, the famous Parcão, as it is called, brings together families on weekends and mainly practitioners of physical activities. Very nice for a walk outdoors.

Children's Tourism 


Address: Av. Ipiranga, 6681 – Partenon, Porto Alegre – RS

Hours: 9 am to 5 pm

The Science and Technology Museum, based on the institutional principles of PUCRS, has the mission of generating, preserving and disseminating knowledge through its collections and exhibitions, contributing to the development of science, education and culture. The Museum's role as a channel for the dissemination of knowledge is carried out through its exhibitions. Designed to arouse curiosity and a taste for science, they value the participation of visitors who, by getting involved in playful and unusual experiences, become the protagonists of their own learning.


Address: Av. Diário de Notícias, 300 – Cristal, Porto Alegre – RS

Hours: 10 am to 10 pm

Praça BarraCadabra is the new leisure space at BarraShoppingSul. A unique place for children to have fun with innovative toys.


Address: Av. Assis Brasil, 2611 – Cristo Redentor, Porto Alegre – RS

Hours: 10 am to 10 pm

Fire Jump is a park with trampolines of different sizes and shapes, aimed at children of all ages (under 3 years old only accompanied by a responsible person), which stimulates reasoning and promotes the practice of physical exercises.