|Apartment (3 bedrooms) outside of centre||$681.37|
|Fitness club, monthly fee for 1 adult||$52.03|
|Pack of cigarettes||$2.69|
|1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff||$0.50|
|1 Summer dress in a chain store||$84.62|
|Tennis court rent (1 hour on weekend)||$64.25|
|Utilities (Electricity, Heating, ...) for medium apartment||$56.27|
Travellers to Curitiba are often advised to take warmer clothing with them as it has a reputation for being a lot cooler than other parts of Brazil. There are other features here too and this city in Southern Brazil is the best at recycling in the country. The environment features heavily in Curitiba and initiatives are city wide. There are also cheap flights to Curitiba which make it easy to get to for a visit.
In Curitiba there are lots of things to see and do. The fountains are a big attraction here and visitors can go and see the Jerusalem Fountain which commemorates 3000 years of that ancient city. Another is the Maria Lata D'Água Fountain which has a deep water mirror, and the Memory Fountain. There are memorials here too and beautiful parks. The Pedreiras Park is especially lovely to walk in and also has the Ópera de Arame within the grounds. The websites have great bargains these days and Flighthub as the best deal to Curitiba which is definitely worth a look.
Tiradentes Square is the main plaza in Curitiba and well worth visiting to get an idea of the city. There is also Japan Square which even has a tea ceremony. Visitors will also enjoy the Botanical garden which has some spectacular displays of plants. The German Wood is another very pleasant place to explore. For most visitors a chance to go on the Serra Verde Express is the main reason for coming to Curitiba. This is a train that travels through one of the last sections of the Atlantic rainforest and is a very special journey, not to be missed. Getting here is easy with those cheap flights to Curitiba.
There are some good restaurants in Curitiba with traditional Brazilian cuisine and also reflecting the immigrant cultures from Lithuania and Germany. Trying the beer here is another treat. This is a beautiful city with lots to see and do and is ideal for a short break.