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Caruaru

Country
Brazil
State
Pernambuco
City
Caruaru
Type of Location
Multiple
About Location

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Places to Visit
How to Reach

By plane

  • Aeroporto de Caruaru (CAU)
  • Recife's airport is at accessible road distance.

By bus/car

  • Along BR-232 - from Recife - travel by bus (about 1 hour 30 minutes) is simple and comfortable. I took the Caruaruense line.
  • Along BR-104 - from Campina Grande

Main Distances:

  • Recife: 137 km
  • Garanhuns: 106 km
  • Campina Grande: 173 km
  • Maceió: 240 km
  • Serra Talhada: 299 km
  • Salgueiro: 404 km
Key places to visit
Alto do Moura, Casa-Museu Mestre Vitalino, Memorial Mestre Galdino, Memorial de Caruaru, Feira do Troca-Troca


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Places to Visit

Alto do Moura, recognized by UNESCO as the largest center for figurative arts in the Americas. Home to famous ceramist Mestre Vitalino and other artists

Casa-Museu Mestre Vitalino (Mestre Vitalino's House), open Monday through Saturday, 8am-noon and 2pm-5pm; Sunday, 8am-noon. At Rua Mestre Vitalino, Alto do Moura

Memorial Mestre Galdino, open Tuesday through Saturday, 8am-noon adn 2pm-5pm; Sunday, 8am-1pm; at Rua São Sebastião, 181, Alto do Moura

Memorial de Caruaru, a multifaceted cultural center with three key components: the City Museum (Museu Celso Galvão or Museu da Cidade), Memorial da Feira de Caruaru and an exhibit on popular folk art. Open: Tuesday through Saturday, 8am-5pm, at Rua Duque de Caxias, 1000,

Feira do Troca-Troca (Exchange-Exchange Street Market), a street market in which you can exchange the most strange goods, such as chickens for a watch, a parakeet for a bicycle, and the like. Takes place on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Right Time to Visit

January - March
October - December

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