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South America > Brazil > Northeast (Brazil) > Pernambuco > Sertão (Pernambuco) > Triunfo

Triunfo

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Triunfo is a city in Pernambuco, Brazil.

Triunfo is a green oasis in the otherwise arid Sertao region in Northeastern Brazil. Situated between mountains and at a lakefront, the city has a cool climate. The maximum temperature is 28ºC in the summer and 5ºC on winter evenings.

Get in[edit]

Triunfo is 449 km away from Recife.

By air[edit]

Fly to Recife Gilberto Freyre - Guararapes International Airport. A closer, but much smaller airport, can be found in Caruaru.

By car[edit]

From Recife, take interstate highway BR-232 until the city of Serra Talhada. Then take state highway PE-365 all the way to Triunfo.

By bus[edit]

From Recife's Bus Terminal (TIP), Auto-Viação Progresso [1] [dead link] operates the line Recife-Triunfo (tel.: +55 81 3452-3079).

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

  • [dead link] Cine-Teatro Guarany. (1919), beautiful theater from the early 1900s. Set by the lake. It is the town's unofficial trademark.
  • Açude Público (1850), man-made lake at the city-front.
  • Nossa Senhora das Dores Church.
  • Historic homes (city center) and sugar plantations (rural areas).
  • Museu do Cangaço (1975), museum dedicated to the history of "Cangaço" and its leader Lampião. At Av. José Veríssimo dos Santos, 365. Tel.: (87) 3846.1124
  • Pico do Papagaio, the highest point in the state of Pernambuco (1,260 meters above sea level).
  • Lookout points - Belvedere and Cruzeiro do Alto da Boa Vista.
  • Several waterfalls - Cachoeira do Grito, Cachoeira do Brocotó, Cachoeira de Canaã and Cachoeira do Pinga.
  • Furna dos Holandeses rock.
  • Panela crater.

Do[edit]

  • Festa do Estudante (Student Festival), the city's main annual festivity.
  • Carnaval de Caretas, traditional carnaval celebrations

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

Local specialties include Bode (goat meat), Carne de Sol, Galinha de Cabidela, Alfenim de Rapadura, Angu Salgado and Licor de Rosas.

Triunfo is also famous for Rapadura, a traditional sugar candy.

Restaurants

  • RESTAURANTE BAIXA VERDE, Av. Manoel Paiva dos Santos, 114, Centro, Fone: +55 81 3846-1103
  • RESTAURANTE BELA VISTA, Av. Manoel Paiva dos Santos, 56, Centro, Fone: +55 81 3846-1300
  • RESTAURANTE HOTEL FAZENDA CALUGI, Sítio Calugi, estrada de Santa Tereza, Fone: +55 81 3846-1183
  • CHURRASCARIA DO GAÚCHO, Av. José Veríssimo dos Santos, Centro, Fone: +55 81 3846-1339
  • RESTAURANTE E BAR REI DO CALDO, Av. Jorn. Sigismundo Pinto, 334, Centro, Fone: +55 81 3846-1510
  • CAFÉ DO BREJO - Inn and restaurant, Rodovia PE 365, Triunfo, Fone: +55 81 3846-1623 / +55 81 3846-1621

Drink[edit]

  • BETO'S BAR, Av.Jornalista Sigismundo pinto, 340, Guanabara, Fone: +55 81 3846-1413
  • RESTAURANTE E BAR REI DO CALDO, Av. Jorn. Sigismundo Pinto, 334, Centro, Fone: +55 81 3846-1510

Sleep[edit]

  • CAFÉ DO BREJO - Inn and restaurant, Rodovia PE 365, Triunfo, Fone: +55 81 3846-1623 / +55 81 3846-1621
  • HOTEL FAZENDA CALUGI, Sítio Calugi, estrada de Santa Tereza, Fone: +55 81 3846-1183
  • POUSADA SANTA ELIZABETH, Av. Frei Fernando, 175, Centro, Fone: +55 81 3846-1236
  • ALPES DE TRIUNFO, R. Galdino Diniz, 250, Calugi, Fone: +55 81 3846-1371
  • POUSADA BAIXA VERDE, Av. Manoel Paiva dos Santos, 114, Centro, Fone: +55 81 3846-1103
  • POUSADA BELA VISTA, Av. Manoel Paiva dos Santos, 56, Centro, Fone: +55 81 3846-1300
  • POUSADA RECANTO, Av. Manoel Paiva dos Santos, 6, Centro, Fone: +55 81 3846-1140

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