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Várzea Grande

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Várzea Grande is a city in the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil.

Understand[edit]

Várzea Grande has a predominantly urban population of around 260,000. It is just across the river from Cuiabá by the Cuiabá River. The two cities together have 834,060 inhabitants, in a metropolitan area of almost one million inhabitants. It is the second largest municipality in the state.

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

Marechal Rondon International Airport is served by Tam, Gol, BRA, Ocean Air, Trip, Cruiser.

By boat[edit]

By bus[edit]

André Maggi terminal is in the city center.

By car[edit]

  • From Cuiabá, the Highway Mario Andreazza or Highway of Immigrants. Inside the city, you can reach the East Zone by Av FEB(Christ the King) or Avenue Sebastião de Oliveira /Alameda Julio MULER, or the West Zone Av Julio Fields.
  • From Campo Grande and the region south of Mato Grosso, the BR-364
  • From the northern interior of Mato Grosso, the BR-163, leaving the Shamrock Largarto

Get around[edit]

By taxi[edit]

Várzea Grande provides taxi services. There are taxi stands or you can call taxi companies directly.

  • Place Taxi, Filinto Muller Avenue - Downtown +55 65 8406-4210.
  • Cooperporto Taxi, Av Gov John Ponce Arruda, s / n - IPASE, +55 65 3682-9018.
  • Radio Taxi Várzea-grandense, V Street, s / n qd 135 lt 13/14 - Shuttles, +55 65 3684-2112.
  • Tony 24h Taxi, Street 24, 5 Qd. 29 - Shuttles, +55 65 9902-5863.
  • Hello Taxi Radio Taxi, RV, s / n - Garden Paula II, +55 65 3684-3635.
  • Taxi Pro, Aer Mal Rondon, s / n - Garden Airport, +55 65 3682-2221.

By bus[edit]

  • Terminal André Maggi, Castelo Branco Avenue.

See[edit]

  • Atelie Vitoria Basaia: Para Avenue - New Várzea Grande - Important atelier of Várzea Grande, where he shows some works of artist Victoria Basaia
  • Casa de Memoria de Dona Sinharinha: Main Street - Passage of Conception - Important Memory house, located in the Conception Pass district, where it is exposed to various elements on about the appearance of the site and the oldest resident the district.
  • Casa de Artes Várzea-grandense: Avenida Couto Magalhães 1044 -tel - (65) 3682 6640 - is an atelier where the city's artisans exhibit their work.
  • Engenho Dona Buguela: located in Bonsucesso district, is a traditional and well-known brown sugar mill, which is open to visitors and product marketing.
  • Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceição : Main Street - Passagem da Conceição - Church built in 1910 in reference to the patron saint of the district and today is cultural heritage of the city.
  • Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Guia: Centennial Church, built in 1892 by Elesbão Pinto in honor of the patron saint of the city, today place of religious devotion.
  • Galeria Mirante das Artes: Brasilia Street; No. 2010 -tel - (65) 4104 0391 - is an art gallery located in Lookout Waters Ranch, which shows the work of artisans.
  • Praça Aquidabã: Avenida Couto Magalhães - Popular square located in the city center, was last frontier of the military camp which led to the city. A traditional fair is also held here.
  • Praça Todimo: Avenida Couto Magalhães - An important city square, which also serves as a gastronomic point.
  • Parque Tanque Fancho: Located next to the city's town hall park, a limited green area that serves as a cue to walk and play area.
  • Rota do Peixe: gastronomic map located in Bonsucesso district, where there are several fishmongers, confectioneries, and an important religious devotion event.

Do[edit]

  • Adrenaline Kart, Av Arthur Bernardes, 600, +55 65 3682-6717.
  • Walk in Tank Fanho

Events[edit]

  • Expovag: Agroindustrial Exhibition Várzea Grande, held from 10-15 May at the Complex UNIVAG.
  • Feast of St. Peter - nationally known event is held on June 29 in honor of Saint Peter in the district Bonsucesso.

Buy[edit]

  • House of Arts Várzea Grande Avenue Couto Magalhães 1422 +55 65 3682-6640.
  • Feira Artes da Terra - Fair held every Thursday in the Plaza Aquidabam with wide variety of typical foods, and crafts.
  • Popular Shopping Avenue of Alzira Santana, 1668, +55 65 3692-2139.
  • Popular Shopping Várzea Grande, Filinto Muller Avenue, Downtown.

Eat[edit]

Budget[edit]

  • Restaurante Porto da Conceição Av.Principal - Passage of Conception - +55 65 3625-3802
  • Meucanto Grego Av Couto Magalhães +55 65 3681-5286
  • Green Valley Restaurant Av Castelo Branco +55 65 3682-1850

Mid-range[edit]

  • Rancho da Costela Restaurant Street Sister Elvira, 35 +55 65 3685-0444
  • Martinelli Skewers Stephen Street Mario - Red Water +55 65 3684-6912
  • Vijomar Restaurant, Av Catelo White, 109 (Centro), +55 65 3682-6504.

Splurge[edit]

  • Subway Av John Ponce de Arruda, 860 +55 65 3682-7637
  • Matutos Grill, Av Filinto Muller, 246, +55 65 3682-6673.
  • Peixaria Osmar Av Pedro Pedrossian +55 65 9284-7838
  • Quintal Restaurant John Ponce de Arruda, 1058 - Jd Airport - +55 65 3682-2646
  • Emperor Restaurant and Choperia John Ponce de Arruda, 877 - Jd Airport - +55 65 3322-4604

Pizzerias[edit]

  • Mississippi Pizzeria Av.João Ponce de Arruda, 782 - Jd Airport - +55 65 3682-9010
  • Club Pizza, Av Artur Bernardes, 1069, +55 65 3686-0770. Jd Airport -
  • Meucanto Pizzeria Pres Eurico Gaspar Dutra, 3757 - Jd Airport - +55 65 3686-6373
  • Engenharia da Pizza Nicholas Street Bussiki, qd 4 15 +55 65 3684-2176
  • Chalana Pizzeria Street Ari Leite Campos, qd 1 15 +55 65 3684-2485

Steak houses[edit]

  • Steakhouse Chimarrão Av Gov Julio Campos - Jd States - +55 65 3684-2443
  • Steakhouse Good Taste Mario Esteban Street, +55 65 3694-2298

Seafood[edit]

  • Peixaria Tarumeiros Av Gil John Doe - Bonsucesso +55 65 3686-8115
  • Peixaria Magalhães Street - Bonsucesso - +55 65 3686-8103
  • Peixaria Riverside Av.Gil John Smith, 137 - Bonsucesso - +55 65 3686-8111
  • Peixaria Amig'us Av Gil João da Silva, s / n - Bonsucesso - +55 65 3686-9705
  • Peixaria Tarumã Av Gil João da Silva, 32 - Bonsucesso +55 65 3686-8115

Drink[edit]

  • Meucanto Snack Av Couto Magalhães +55 65 3682-5200
  • Show House Galpão Av Dom Orlando Keys +55 65 3685-2105
  • Oficinas 58 Avenue Alzira Santana

Ice cream[edit]

  • Alaska Ice Cream Av Couto Magalhães +55 65 3901-4470
  • Delicias Ice Cream Summer Street Iara, 271 +55 65 3684-5694
  • Delo Gelateria Marechal Rondon Airport

Sleep[edit]

Budget[edit]

  • Hotel Portal da Amazonia Avenue Couto Magalhães, 400, Centro +55 65 2123-3895
  • Hotel Express, Avenida João Ponce Arruda, 784, +55 65 3682-4244. Centro

Mid-range[edit]

  • Ceolato Hotel, Salim Nadaf Street, 178 Center +55 65 3682-5100
  • Hotel Mangabeiras Avenue FEB 1275 +55 65 3029-3100
  • Hotel Diplomat, Avenue João Ponce de Arruda, 678 - Jd Airport - +55 65 3688-8500
  • Las Velas Hotel Avenue Filinto Muller +55 65 3688-7600
  • Cerrados Park Hotel, Couto Magalhães Avenue, 755 - Centro - +55 65 3682-5050

Splurge[edit]

  • Hotel Hits Pantanal, Artur Bernardes Avenue Pres - Jd Airport - +55 65 3363-9977
  • Porto Cercado Hotel Avenue Filinto Muller +55 65 3688-2001
  • Taina Hotel, Avenue João Ponce de Arruda, 820 - Jd Airport - +55 65 3046-2000

Connect[edit]

CAT (Central Tourist Service), located in Marechal Rondon Airport

Stay safe[edit]

Military Police: 190

Go next[edit]

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