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10 Things To Do In Campo Grande, Brazil

Chloe
Published Aug 21, 2017

Campo Grande in Brazil is known as the ‘Cidade Morena’ as it’s notorious for its red-coloured soil. The city is incredibly charming and is teeming with wonderful restaurants, shopping malls and plenty of sights to see. There’s plenty to see and do in Campo Grande, including a number of museums, churches, and parks, so you’ll always have something to do during your time here.

Top 3 activities to book in Campo Grande

1. Museu das Culturas Dom Bosco

Posted by MUSEU DAS CULTURAS DOM BOSCO on Tuesday, 19 June 2012

This intriguing museum is the perfect place for those wanting to spend a few hours fully immersed in all the culture that Campo Grande has to offer. The museum is split into two parts; one contains a collection of over 10,000 insects and stuffed flora and fauna, whereas the other boasts an introduction to the indigenous people of the Mato Grosso region, with displays showcasing weaponry, tools and many other fascinating objects. The museum is sure to provide you with plenty of culture and a whole wealth of knowledge for you to enjoy.

Museu das Culturas Dom Bosco

Address: Av. Afonso Pena, 7000 - Cidade Jardim, 79031-010 Campo Grande - MS, Brazil

Website: Museu das Culturas Dom Bosco (in Portugese)

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2. Varandas do Pantanal

Posted by Varandas do Pantanal on Friday, 16 November 2012

Varandas do Pantanal is a wonderful restaurant where both locals and tourists gather to enjoy true Pantaneiro cuisine. There’s plenty of delicious dishes to choose from so you’ll never be stuck for options! Some of the delicacies offered by Varandas do Pantanal include sarrabulho (a delicious stew made with hearts, kidneys, and liver) and arroz pantaneiro (a rice dish cooked with beef and sausage). You can also enjoy sipping on plenty of caipirinhas while you enjoy an array of live music.

Varandas do Pantanal

Address: Av. Bom Pastor, 306 - Vila Vilas Boas, 79051-220 Campo Grande - MS, Brazil

Facebook page: Varandas do Pantanal (in Portugese)

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3. Indigenous Nations Park

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The Indigenous Nations Park occupies an area of 119 hectares (300 acres) and preserves an ecological reserve. There is a number of bridges strategically located throughout the park to help you to cross over to the small island that resides on a large lake. The park is a great place to visit when in Campo Grande as it’s home to a number of fascinating attributes. You can also take advantage of a number of hiking trails so you can really spend the day exploring the area.

Indigenous Nations Park

Address: Av. Afonso Pena, s/n - Centro, 79002-072 Campo Grande - MS, Brazil

Website: Indigenous Nations Park (in Portugese)

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4. Shrine of Nossa Senhora do Perpetuo Socorro

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The Shrine of Nossa Senhora do Perpetuo Socorro is a peaceful environment that is perfect for fully absorbing the beautiful culture that it has to offer. It’s a beautiful church where both locals and tourists visit regularly to admire its tranquility. The wonderful church maintains its old structure but it has been very well preserved and looked after.

Shrine of Nossa Senhora do Perpetuo Socorro

Address: Avenue Afonso Pena 377 | Amambaí , 79005-000 Campo Grande, State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil

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5. Exercise at Belmar Fidalgo Stadium

Posted by Belmar Fidalgo on Saturday, 27 July 2013

Spend an afternoon exercising at the Belmar Fidalgo Stadium where there are many activities to participate in. You can enjoy an energetic workout using some of the many available facilities, or simply enjoy a leisurely game of football. Whatever you choose to do at Belmar Fidalgo Stadium, you’re sure to have a truly enjoyable afternoon. There are two poly sports courts, an arena for sand courts, a jogging track and a Swiss soccer field, amongst many other facilities for you to enjoy. It can get fairly busy on weekends as it’s such a popular place in Campo Grande.

Belmar Fidalgo Stadium

Address: Rua D. Aquino, 2536, Centro, Amambai Entrada Tambem Pela Rua Barao Do Rio Branco, 79002-182 Campo Grande, State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil

Website: Belmar Fidalgo Stadium (in Portugese)

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6. Sao Jose Church

Posted by Paróquia São José CG MS on Saturday, 15 March 2014

The Sao Jose Church is an incredibly beautiful building, teeming with gorgeous architecture and glorious interior features. It’s in an easily accessible location so it’s perfect for popping in and having a mosey around. It is regarded as one of the most beautiful Catholic churches in the city, so you should definitely check it out during your stay in Campo Grande.

Sao Jose Church

Address: R. Pedro Celestino, 1446 - Centro, 79002-371 Campo Grande - MS, Brazil

Website: Sao Jose Church (in Portugese)

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7. Matas do Segredo State Park

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The Matas do Segredo State Park is primarily used for research and environmental education for school children. But, many tourists can also enjoy its features, including a number of ecological trails, a belvedere, and a visitor center. The park covers a vast expanse of over 176 hectares (439.6 acres) and is a source of many springs of the Córrego Segredo.

Matas do Segredo State Park

Address: Mata do Segredo, Campo Grande - State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil

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8. Casa do Peixe

Posted by Restaurante Casa do Peixe on Thursday, 5 January 2017

Casa do Peixe is considered to be the best fish restaurant in the area, and with the restaurant’s wide range of delicious dishes to choose from, it’s not hard to see why. There is an abundance of exciting sushi, sashimi and pintado dishes to choose from; you really will be spoiled for choice when having dinner here!

Casa do Peixe

Address: Av. Dr. João Rosa Píres, 1030 - Centro, 79008-050 Campo Grande - MS, Brazil

Website: Casa do Peixe (in Portugese)

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9. Morada dos Bais

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The Morada dos Bais is a cultural center of Brazil located in Campo Grande. There’s plenty to see and do here, including art galleries, exhibitions and plenty of knowledge for you to absorb. It’s a great place to visit if you’re wanting to see the hidden gems of the culture of Campo Grande.

Morada dos Bais

Address: Av. Noroeste, 5140 - Centro, 79051-485 Campo Grande - MS, Brazil

Website: Morada dos Bais (in Portugese)

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10. Araras Square

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Araras Square is a popular landmark in Campo Grande where you can see many araras (macaws) flying around on a daily basis. It’s a great place to chill with friends and enjoy taking pictures of the beautiful birds and surroundings. The square also has an impressive statue of three macaws to admire.

Araras Square

Address: Crossing with Rua Dom Aquino, Praça Cuiabá, S/N - Amambai, 79008-281 Campo Grande - MS, Brazil

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Soak up some culture in Campo Grande!

There’s so much to see and do in Campo Grande that it’s certain that you’ll never be bored! Choose from a range of exciting activities, ranging from shopping, exploring local parks or eating delicious cuisine.

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