Place of welcoming and friendly people, the capital of Roraima, was created with an urban planning inspired by Paris, where people can circulate easily and has several wide avenues in the shape of a fan that end the course in the Civic Center of the city.
Good view it is surrounded by beautiful landscapes and is located on the banks of the Rio Branco, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon basin. The city is also a strategic destination for travelers who want to discover Mount Roraima, one of the most surprising places in the world!
The cuisine offers a varied and exotic menu with dishes originating from the indigenous culture, such as damorida, a moqueado fish (roasted as a skewer) drizzled in a broth of chili pepper leaves and jiquitaia, a flour made from ground peppers. If you don't like spicy dishes, the tip is to try the famous stew, a very typical dish where the fish is cleaned and cut into pieces, placed in a pan with water and seasoned with onions, tomatoes, peppers and green smell served with mush made from the fish itself. broth with cassava flour.
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Located in the historic center of Boa Vista, Orla Taumanan is a huge structure (totaling 6,500m) suspended on the banks of the Rio Branco where visitors and residents meet to enjoy the beautiful landscape that the platform offers.
Our Lady of Carmo Parish Church
The first religious temple in Boa Vista was built in 1892, listed as a Historic Heritage Site of Boa Vista was the only one in the country to be originally built by Benedictine priests.
Forte São Joaquim Conta Battalion Zoo
The Zoo of the Battalion of Forte São Joaquim Conta has 150 animals learned in illegal captivity. The space is the result of a huge partnership between IBAMA and the Army of Roraima. The most popular attraction is the jaguar cage that tourists can enter to interact with the animal, accompanied by a zoo employee.
Other tourist attractions in Boa Vista:
- Praça das Águas
- Integrated Museum of Roraima
- Mother Leotavia Zoller House of Culture
- Carlos Gomes Theater – TCG
- Monument to the Pioneers
- Monument to the Gold Miner
How to get:
Boa Vista Atlas Brasil Cantanhede International Airport receives daily flights from the main Brazilian capitals.
The only land connection is via BR‑174 from Manaus, which is 805km away.
The city receives buses from Manaus and other municipalities in the interior of the state. For up-to-date information on which companies operate to Boa Vista, it is worth calling the bus station.
Boa Vista Bus Terminal
Tel: (95) 3623-2233
Best time to visit:
The city's climate in summer is very hot and rainy, with an average temperature of 29°C. In winter there is not much rain, but the climate remains humid, as in autumn and spring.
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