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Goncalo de Carvalho Street, Brazil

From series “Top 13 most fantastic and colorful streets and quarters”
Lenght: 500 meters.

In the Brazilian city of Porto Alegre there is an amazing street Goncalo de Carvalho. Its length is 500 meters. Both sides of the street are decorated with tall trees, crowns of which merge to form an incredibly beautiful natural arch. If you look at this street from a bird's-eye view, it will seem that instead of the busy highway a carpet of green leaves lies there. Huge Tipuana trees were planted along the road more than 80 years ago. Over the decades, they have grown to an impressive size. Closely intertwined branches form a natural canopy over one of the most bustling and busy city streets.

Goncalo de Carvalho Street, Brazil Today, an amazing street Goncalo de Carvalho is a landmark of national importance. In 2005, it was threatened with destruction. It was decided to build a shopping center not far from the street. Mighty trees were detaining from construction. Local residents asked the city authorities to keep the old street and its trees. Now this place is one of the most visited city attractions.

Goncalo de Carvalho is officially recognized as the greenest street in the world. Today some trees reach 20 meters in height. The street is especially beautiful in late spring. When trees bloom, their branches are decorated with huge buds of rich yellow color. When the petals fall on the road, the place looks like an illustration to a fairy tale. Goncalo de Carvalho Street became a real pride for the people of Porto Alegre. Next - Saint Theoktisti Street


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Goncalo de Carvalho Street - interactive map

Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Agência do Banrisul' located in 0.18 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Multicar Rent Car' is located in 0.49 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Comercial Farroupilha' in 0.28 km
Supermarket: 'Mini Mercado Snoopy' in 0.13 km
Parking: 'Eco Park Estacionamento' in 0.11 km
Apotheek: 'Bulla Manipulação' in 0.18 km
Police station: 'Polícia rodoviária federal adm' in 0.48 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Quincho' in 0.03 km
Railway station: 'Estação São Pedro' in 2.22 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Salgado Filho Airport POA - in 5 km
 »  Canoas Ab Airport QNS - in 11 km
 »  Canela Airport QCN - in 81 km
 »  Hercilio Luz Airport FLN - in 368 km
 »  Navegantes Airport NVT - in 430 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Goncalo de Carvalho Street

Hotel Laghetto Viverone Moinhos

Located in 0 km from Goncalo de Carvalho Street
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Rooms: 132
Each room at Laguetto Viverone Moinhos is air-conditioned and features modern décor. They come with a flat-screen TV, minibar and private bathroom … More: photo, rates and booking
Hotel Ritz

Located in 1 km from Goncalo de Carvalho Street
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Rooms: 35
Rooms at Hotel Ritz have a fan and a TV, as well as bed linens and bath towels. The private bathroom includes a shower. Cidade Baixa area is 500 … More: photo, rates and booking
Apartamento Centro Histórico Porto Alegre

Located in 2 km from Goncalo de Carvalho Street
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Rooms: 1
Featuring a flat-screen TV, the air-conditioned accommodation includes a minibar and fully equipped kitchenette with a microwave. Large shelves … More: photo, rates and booking
Roma Hotel

Located in 3 km from Goncalo de Carvalho Street
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Rooms: 30
The rooms feature a cable TV, fan and private bathroom. Roma Hotel is just 1.5 km from Salgado Filho international airport, and 4 km from Porto … More: photo, rates and booking

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