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Garanhuns

4.1
Landmarks · Parks · Observation Decks
Pernambucan Switzerland
Home to the famous Winter Festival, Garanhuns bucks most travelers' visions of Brazil as a perennially hot beach paradise. Most make a trip to Garanhuns to take advantage of the huge winter resort and to see a different side to this diverse country. Nicknamed the "Pernambucan Switzerland," Garanhuns may surprise you with an architectural style reminiscent of Geneva, and the cuisine to match. There are lots of things to do and see here, including many parks, a large flower clock in the center of town, and breathtaking views of the surrounding hills and valleys. Take stress off the schedule by using our Brazil travel route planner.
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Popular things to do in Garanhuns

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Landmark
Relogio das Flores
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
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Observation Deck
Cristo de Magano
3.8
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Garanhuns

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Neighborhood
Alto do Moura Caruaru
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
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Flea Market
Feira de Caruaru Caruaru
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
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National Park
Parque Nacional do Catimbau Buique
4.8
Duration: 8 hours

Historic Sites in Garanhuns

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Religious Site
Mosteiro de Sao Bento
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Castle
Joao Capao Castle
3.3
Duration: 2 hours
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Church
Santuario Mae Rainha
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes
Historic Site
Povoado do Castainho
3.3
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Garanhuns

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History Museum
Centro Cultural Alfredo Leite Cavalcanti
4.0
Duration: 2 hours
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Architectural Building
Celso Galvão Palace
4.3
Duration: 30 minutes
Landmark
Praca Dom Moura
3.2
Duration: 2 hours
Church
Timbo Church
3.7
Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Garanhuns

Specialty Museum
Espaco Cultural Luiz Jardim
2.4
Duration: 2 hours

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