A Tour thru Porto Alegre

Passeie por Porto Alegre em português.

Porto Alegre, also called "Porto do Sol" (Port of the Sun) and "Cidade Sorriso" (Smile City), is located in southern Brazil at the delta of the Guaiba River. Founded by Portuguese immigrants in 1772, it is the capital of the state of Rio Grande do Sul.

To get to know better Porto Alegre, you can stroll through the clickable map, or choose directly among the options below.

Usina do Gasômetro . Por do Sol no Guaíba . Mercado Público . Parque da Redenção

Lenara Verle, lenara@cesup.ufrgs.br
Last updated: Oct 30, 1995