Moinhos de Vento is a walkable neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants, bars, and cafes. The neighborhood has many charming qualities, its college atmosphere among the more noteworthy. Many visitors come to enjoy the natural beauty of the parks, while others visit for the local theater. Book your hotel now and use Moinhos de Vento as your home base for exploring the sights in and around Porto Alegre.
Sightseeing around Moinhos de Vento
The area's storied past is told through the monuments and historic sites, while local museums and theaters add a sense of refinement. Browse the collections at Sports Museum, Metodista de Educacao Bispo Isac Aco Museum, or Colegio Americano Museum of Science. You can buy tickets to live performances at Araujo Vianna Auditorium, CIEE Theater, and Salao de Atos Theater. Monuments like Hydraulic Windmills Historic Building, CEEE Erico Verissimo Cultural Center, and Rio Grande do Sul Memorial are well regarded. Ely Building, Church of Black Madonna of Częstochowa, and Our Lady of the Rosary Church are some of the notable landmarks. Create some family memories at Porto Alegre Botanical Garden and Parque Zoologico.
Popular things to do in the area include golfing and shopping. Moinhos de Vento Park, Farroupilha Park, and Shiga Park are some scenic spots that are popular with the locals. Explore nature at Por-do-Sol and Morro Santana. Looking for a little retail therapy? Consider a shopping trip to Moinhos Shopping Center, Shopping Total, and Porto Alegre Public Market. If you're looking for something else to do, head to Bourbon Shopping, DC Navegantes Shopping, and Praia de Belas Shopping.
Some of the most popular attractions in the area include Sao Pedro Theater, Rio Grande do Sul Museum of Art, and Beira-Rio Stadium. You can also head to NT Institute of Cinema and Culture, Jewish National Migration Museum, and Clube de Cultura.
Getting around Moinhos de Vento
At 2.9 miles (4.6 km), Porto Alegre (POA-Salgado Filho Intl.) is the closest major airport to Moinhos de Vento.