Posts Tagged “Natal”

Places to Eat in Natal

  Churrascarias (Barbecue Restaurants) A CARRETA Av. Eng. Roberto Freire, 1942 – Capim Macio Tel: (84) 3214-6565 BANGALÔ – Restaurante e churrascaria Rua Osvaldo Fontes Rego, 165 – Ponta Negra Tel: (84) 3211-0145 BODE SERTANEJO – Churrascaria e restaurante sertanejo BR-101, Parque de Exposições de Parnamirim – playgroud Tel: (84) 3219-3850 DO ARAÚJO – Churrascaria…

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Natal to Pipa, a race with a view

Natal to Pipa, a race with a view

Sports in Natal The street race Natal to Pipa that happens today brings together 200 athletes divided into 38 teams. Five states are represented in the first edition. Leaving Redinha beach, at 5 am, it travels 70 kilometers to the beach of Pipa in the municipality of Tibau do Sul. The route of the race…

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Carnatal – A massive Party That Happens in Natal

Carnatal – A massive Party That Happens in Natal

Carnatal is the off-season carnival of the city of Natal, capital of the state of Rio Grande do Norte. Held annually at the beginning of December, it is organized at the Arena das Dunas. It’s in the Guinness Book as the world’s biggest off-season carnival. Origin Carnatal began in 1991, when it was created what…

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Parque das Dunas (Dunas Park)

Parque das Dunas (Dunas Park)

Considered the second largest State Urban Park in the country, the Conservation Unit currently has an average of 8,500 visits per month. In addition to these regulars, mostly children and adolescents, the site has a register with 6,500 Cooper practitioners. In the last two years, more than 2,320 institutions carried out in the Park school…

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Getting Cheap Flights to Natal from America and Europe

Getting Cheap Flights to Natal from America and Europe

Natal has a major international airport that has been recently built. Most large Brazilian cities have direct flights to Natal. The main hub in Brazil is Sao Paulo, where all international airlines fly to. From Europe, there is  direct flights from Lisbon (Portugal) to Natal. Other european cities flies to Sao Paulo or Rio de…

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History

History

In 1597 the Portuguese arrived in the region to colonize the land and build a city at the mouth of the Potengi River and found great strength of the French and their allies, the local Indians. Thus, led by Captain-Mor Manuel Mascarenhas Homem – Pernambuco, they organized a major offensive and on 25 December the…

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Artesanato (Handicraft)

Artesanato (Handicraft)

One of the best handicrafts produced in the Northeast of Brazil  is made in State of  Rio Grande do Norte. In Natal, quality pieces made by potiguares artisans can be found in six major sales centers of handicraft. Among the most traditional products of handicrafts are Potiguar embroidery and jewelry. But who stands out on…

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Helpful Information

Helpful Information

Calling Natal from abroad The telephone code for Natal is 84, so if you are calling someone in Natal form abroad, you should dial +55 84 plus eight digits.   Tourism Centre Rua Aderbal de Figueiredo 980 Petrópolis, Natal Tel: (84) 2211 – 6218 Natal International Airport The airport is actually located in another city….

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Eating and Restaurants in Natal

Eating and Restaurants in Natal

Flavorsome is the food served in the restaurants in Natal As in other cities in northeastern Brazil, restaurants in Natal are a mix many different cultures in one place, the result can only be a very rich cuisine. The indigenous Brazilians were the most influential in the Potiguar cooking because they fed primarily from seafood. Consequently, the…

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Culture

Culture

Not only beaches and dunes lives tourism in Natal. Culture is also part of the City script, which has many stories to tell. In addition to the Reis Magos Fort, one of the postcards of the capital and listed by National Heritage, the city has buildings in neoclassical style house theaters, cultural centers and churches….

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