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Praca Dante Alighieri

City Center, Caxias Do Sul, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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The people's square

Located in the heart of Caxias is the people's meeting place for festivals, rallies, and varied... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Leandro F
Caxias Central Plaza

Had previously visited during Book Fest (Festival do libro) which will return in October 2017. The... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Jurek B
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“fountain” (3 reviews)
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City Center, Caxias Do Sul, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Located in the heart of Caxias is the people's meeting place for festivals, rallies, and varied cultural events. It has a beautiful fountain in the center and on the ground we can see mosaics that represent the grape, the main fruit of this land. Interesting...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2017

Had previously visited during Book Fest (Festival do libro) which will return in October 2017. The plaza celebrates the Italian culture and during festivals the central fountain water gets mixed with the locally produced wine.

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Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

Caxias do Sul was developed around the Cathedral Paróquia de Santa Teresa and its front yard Praça Dante Alighieri. This is the heart and geographic mark zero downtown. The Italian name is the original but since WWII it was forbidden Italian names and it got...More

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Reviewed December 27, 2015

Unfortunately like most squares in Brazil, this one is sort of abandoned. It needs maintenance and beautification projects and more security. It isn't that safe but it is not terrible dangerous. Lots of street vendors and there are popular stores around with low cost products....More

Thank Eduardo F
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Reviewed September 16, 2015

This square revels the folk soul, since the past by today. This a simple place but there is no other one in any place of the world. Regular and different at the same time.

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Reviewed August 31, 2015

Beautiful square, located right in the center of Caxias do Sul, near the Caxias do Sul Museum and across from Caxias do Sul Cathedral and the Municipal Library. Long street vendors and background music sometimes. At the time of the Grape Festival the fountain is...More

Thank Éverton B
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Reviewed July 14, 2013

In the center of the city, this square has places to sit, a water fountain and trees. It is where the book fair take place and other cultural activities happens. On Christmas time there is a nice lighted tree there.

Thank D'Arrigo
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