From shopping to art shows, explore the many things to do in Porto Alegre

Located in the leafy, residential Bela Vista neighborhood, Radisson Hotel Porto Alegre places you just minutes away from the area’s top things to do. Spend the day browsing almost 300 retail stores at Iguatemi shopping mall, about a 10-minute drive from the hotel. You can wind down from an on-site meeting with a stroll through the Moinhos de Vento area for upscale shopping and dining. To experience Brazil’s vibrant cultural scene, check out the Gravura Art Gallery on site at the hotel, or schedule a tour of the Iberê Camargo Foundation museum. Farroupilha Park, located near the city’s historic center, offers beautiful areas to run, paddle a boat, or simply stroll.

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Brique da Redenção

1.06 mi / 1.7 km from the hotel
Stroll through this open-air market each Sunday and discover unique items crafted by local artisans. You can peruse the handmade crafts and vintage finds while sampling bread, cakes, and more from the local vendors.

PUCRS University and Museum

2.22 mi / 3.58 km from the hotel
Visit PUCRS, home to approximately 23,000 students. The on-site Science and Technology Museum features interactive exhibits including a mock forensic investigation, a reproduction of Charles Darwin’s ship, and a Bryde’s whale skeleton.

Farroupilha Park

1.54 mi / 2.47 km from the hotel
Spend the day soaking up the sun, paddling a boat, or biking along winding paths when you visit this sprawling green space, known by the locals as Redenção Park.

Moinhos de Vento

0.5 mi / 0.81 km from the hotel
Home to lush “Windmills Park,” which features a replica 18th-century mill of the type built by Portuguese settlers to the area, this popular neighborhood is known for upscale stores, fine restaurants, and hip bars.

Iberê Camargo Foundation

4.46 mi / 7.18 km from the hotel
Peacefully situated along Guaíba Lake, this museum is dedicated to preserving the artistic legacy of Brazilian painter Iberê Camargo. View more than 4,000 of his works on display.

Iguatemi

1.98 mi / 3.19 km from the hotel
With more than 300 stores, multiple restaurants, and a cinema, this sprawling shopping complex is the perfect destination for a healthy dose of retail therapy.

Casa de Cultura Mario Quintana

2.37 mi / 3.81 km from the hotel
A former hotel made famous by poet Mario Quintana is now a cultural center. It houses a permanent collection and space for temporary art exhibits, live theater, movies, classes, and meetings.