Discover things to do in Curitiba, from designer shopping to garden strolls

Located on the border of the upscale Batel and Água Verde neighborhoods, Radisson Hotel Curitiba is surrounded by sleek restaurants, artisan bakeries, and art galleries. If you’re looking for things to do between on-site meetings, cross Sete de Setembro Avenue to stroll alongside tranquil fish ponds in Japan Square, or browse designer boutiques at Pátio Batel, one of several elegant shopping centers in the area. Soccer fans can experience the adrenaline-pumping action at Arena da Baixada, less than two kilometers from the hotel. If you have more time to explore, drive 15 minutes east to wander among the breathtaking flowers at the Botanical Garden of Curitiba, or head about a half-hour north to the lush Parque das Pedreiras, home to the Wire Opera House, which is as renowned for its architecture as the big-name classical, rock, and jazz artists who perform there.

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Joaquim Américo Guimarães Stadium

0.64 mi / 1.03 km from the hotel
Better known as Arena da Baixada, this 43,000-seat stadium is home to the Athletico Paranaense soccer team and was the first stadium in South America to have a retractable roof.

Botanical Garden of Curitiba

2.97 mi / 4.79 km from the hotel
Experience these exquisite gardens through sight, smell, and sound as you stroll past French-style statues, blossoming plants, and trickling fountains.

Japan Square

0.05 mi / 0.09 km from the hotel
This public park and garden in the heart of Curitiba features artificial ponds and more than two dozen cherry trees gifted by Japan. For a deeper look into the Land of the Rising Sun, visit the House of Culture and the Tea House.

Panoramic Tower

1.53 mi / 2.46 km from the hotel
Get a 360-degree view of Curitiba and the surrounding landscape from atop this telecommunications tower. At nearly 110 meters tall, it’s one of the highest points in the city.

Wire Opera House

4.22 mi / 6.79 km from the hotel
Walk across the steel bridge to the entrance of this innovative opera house, where you can marvel at the tall ceiling in the auditorium while viewing the surrounding waterfalls, rock formations, and green vegetation through glass walls.

Oscar Niemeyer Museum

2.8 mi / 4.51 km from the hotel
Named after the famous architect who designed its unique buildings, the Oscar Niemeyer Museum highlights visual arts, modern architecture, and design. Spend an afternoon strolling through its 35,000 square meters of exhibition space and grounds that make it the largest museum in Latin America.