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Things to Do in Porto Alegre, Brazil

Porto-Alegrenses sip their favorite tea in local parks, dine at outdoor cafes and bike along Lake Guaíba. See our recommendations on what to do when visiting Porto Alegre, Rio Grand do Sul, Brazil.

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Go Where Windmills Stood

Moinhos de Vento means windmill in Portuguese, a nod to this neighborhood’s 19th- century wheat grinding past. Trendy boutiques, hotels and restaurants have since replaced its windmills. This replica of an Azorean windmill in Parque Moinhos de Vento doubles as a children’s library and a picturesque backdrop for lake turtles and ducks.

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