Caxias do Sul, Brazil
Travel to Caxias do Sul
Caxias do Sul is one of the most fascinating and well-known cities in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Despite being one of the area's largest cities, this charming and tranquil destination doesn't have the hustle and bustle of most large metropolises. Here, you'll find a combination of shopping centers and excellent restaurants, along with cultural and natural attractions. This is the perfect spot for a vacation, offering all the charm of the Sierra Gaucha mountain range as well as the convenience of the big city.
Caxias do Sul is characterized by its joy, hospitality and festive atmosphere. Thanks to its immigrant heritage coming in from Europe (especially Italy), Caxias do Sul has a European air that can be seen through its architecture, festivities, culture and cuisine; throughout the city, you'll find many "galeterias" (chicken restaurants) and "cantinas" (bars) serving traditional Italian favorites.
Caxias do Sul features beautiful architecture, museums, monuments, historic buildings and churches, all framed by the stunning landscapes and waterfalls of the Sierra Gaucha mountain range.
History and Growth of Caxias do Sul
Caxias do Sul is a city that strives to preserve its history. The local people recognize the importance of the cultural heritage that has formed the area as it is today, the second largest city in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. It has various monuments built in honor of the European immigrants who arrived in 1875. The city was officially founded in 1910, and it has grown in all aspects ever since. The industrial sector of Caxias do Sul is now especially large, and regarded as one of the most dynamic in Brazil.
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