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Dourados is a city in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, in the Central West region of Brazil.


Get in[edit]

Dourados has an airport served by LATAM.

Get around[edit]



  • Recreational parks and squares


Dourados has a modern shopping mall with 191 stores and 500 parking spaces.

It is well-served with many other shops, including those selling top Brazilian jeanswear brands such as Forum, Triton and Ellus and the middle-market clothes and homewares store Riachuelo.

On Saturday night and Sunday morning there is a large open-air market (Feira) offering locally produced fruits and vegetables. Pineapples, water melons and bananas are all good and you'll find a wide range of salad and root vegetables alongside Japanese specialities such as radishes and soy cakes.


There are nightclubs and many restaurants in the city centre which offer a broad range of cuisines including a number of churrascarias (churrasco is most commonly beef, but also lamb and pork, carved at the table from joints on skewers) as well as pizza parlours and numerous places catering to the substantial Japanese community.

At the Feira you will also find restaurants providing Brazilian and Japanese food as well as stalls selling popular local delicacies such as sugar cane juice (caldo de cana), doce de leite (a type of caramel made from milk and sugar and cooked until it is either a thick syrup or it can formed into fudge-like pieces) and cocada (coconut and condensed milk cooked until either sticky or hard).



Go next[edit]

Most people come here to organize their trip to the Pantanal.

Many locals make regular trips to the Paraguayan border town of Ponta Porã/Pedro Juan Caballero where they are able to buy relatively low-cost low-duty imported items such as electronic goods, perfumes and designer clothing.

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