Floresta is a walkable neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants, bars, and cafes. Part of the neighborhood's charm is its college atmosphere. Many visitors come to enjoy the natural beauty of the parks, while others visit for the local theater. Book a hotel in Floresta and start exploring everything in and around Porto Alegre.
Sightseeing around Floresta
The area's storied past is told through the monuments and historic sites, while local museums and theaters add a sense of refinement. Stroll the halls at Sports Museum, Museum of Medical History of Rio Grande do Sul, or Jewish National Migration Museum. You can attend a show at Araujo Vianna Auditorium, Salao de Atos Theater, and CIEE Theater. Monuments like Hydraulic Windmills Historic Building, CEEE Erico Verissimo Cultural Center, and Rio Grande do Sul Memorial honor the area. Church of Black Madonna of Częstochowa, Ely Building, and Our Lady of the Rosary Church are well-known local landmarks. Create some family memories at Porto Alegre Botanical Garden and Parque Zoologico.
Popular things to do in the area include golfing and shopping. You can take some time to enjoy the outdoors at Moinhos de Vento Park, Farroupilha Park, and Shiga Park. Explore nature at Por-do-Sol and Morro Santana. With a shopping trip to Shopping Total, Moinhos Shopping Center, or Porto Alegre Public Market, you might find that perfect souvenir. You won't be disappointed visiting other sights like Bourbon Shopping, DC Navegantes Shopping, or Mauricio Sirotsky Sobrinho Park.
A few of the most popular sights in the area include Rio Grande do Sul Museum of Art, Sao Pedro Theater, and Beira-Rio Stadium. NT Institute of Cinema and Culture, Santa Casa Historic Cultural Center, and Clube de Cultura are other must-sees.
Getting around Floresta
Porto Alegre (POA-Salgado Filho Intl.) is the closest major airport, 2.8 miles (4.5 km) from Floresta.