About Curitiba


Let's have a look around into background of Curitiba

Let’s have a look around into the background of Curitiba.

  • Region: Parana
  • Country: Brazil
  • Latitude: -25.4166667
  • Longitude: -49.25
  • Time zone: America/Sao_Paulo
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -3 hours

Weather in Curitiba

  • Climate: Subtropical highland climate  
  • Best Time to Visit: November to March

Location

Curitiba is the largest city of the Brazilian state of Paraná. It is the capital city too. In 2015, it was the eighth most populous city in the country and the largest in Brazil's South Region. The Curitiba Metropolitan area has 26 municipalities with population of over 3.2 million.

It is an important economic centre in Latin America and culturally-politally active too. The city is situated on a plateau at 932 metres (3,058 ft) above sea level. It is located 105 kilometres (65 mi) west of the seaport of Paranaguá. The Federal University of Paraná was established in 1912.

Distance from Curitiba center to Airport

  • Afonso Pena International Airport
  • Driving Distance: 11 miles / 18 km
  • Driving Time: 23 minutes
  • Languages: Portuguese

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Afonso Pena International Airport, Bacacheri Airport
  • Rail: Transportation and railway company, Rumo
  • Road: Bus - Bus rapid transit (BRT) system, Rede Integrada de Transporte

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% service fee added to the Bill, no tips given separately

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: R$5 to R$10
  • Housekeeper: R$5 to R$10
  • Concierge: R$5 to R$10

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: R$2 to R$5

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Sao Jose Dos Pinhais
  • Colombo
  • Ponta Grossa

Emergency Contact Numbers in Curitiba city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 193/ 194/ 192
  • Airport: Afonso Pena International Airport [ +55 41 3381-1515 ]
  • Hospital: Curitiba Evangelical Hospital [ +55 41 3240-5000 ]

Events

Let’s step into the extensive list of To Do’s in Curitiba.

  • Christmas in Curitiba
  • Curitiba Patron Saint Feast Day
  • Diversity Parade

Tourist Attractions

  • Oscar Niemeyer Museum
  • Wire Opera House
  • Jardín zoológico de Curitiba

Theatre & Concerts

  • Teatro Guaíra Cultural Centre
  • Glória Costuras
  • Serralheria São Tomaz Portões Eletrônicos

Visit Top Restaurants in Curitiba

  • Batel Grill
  • Barolo Trattoria
  • Poco Tapas

Top Shopping Centers in Curitiba

  • Shopping Crystal
  • Shopping Mueller
  • Pátio Batel Mall

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Rosary Solar Art Gallery
  • Botanical Garden of Curitiba
  • Oscar Niemeyer Museum

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Churrascaria - Batel Grill
  • Mixed bruschetta, prosciutto di Parma salad - Porcini Trattoria
  • Filetto alla milanesa - Lellis Trattoria

Sports Club

  • A1 Team Sport Academy
  • Coritiba Foot Ball Club - Football
  • Clube Atlético Paranaense - Football

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 9.78 R$ / 0.33 liter
  • Taxi: 5.00 R$ (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 2,266.67 R$
  • Cheap meal: 20.00 R$
  • Gasoline: 3.54 R$ / liter
  • 3 course meal: 100.00 R$
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