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14 May 2017
12 Mar 2017
“Great and important building, tacky at night”
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Rua XV de Novembro 1299, Curitiba, State of Parana 80060-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

The oldest university of brazil, UFPR keeps being one opf the most importante public universities in Brazil.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Guilherme C
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The building is great and important, and it is very impressive. During the day it is a safe place to pass, at night it gets tacky with tons of crackheads and junkie prostitutes who flock the barrio...

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Gandulf C
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The Federal University was founded in 1912, more than 100 years ago, when the State of Paraná was a new born territory. It was given to the local people in change for the territorial area given to the foundation of the state of Santa Catarina,...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Plinio67
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Just see around the University is great. The classic architecture recalls the Greek spaces and it is on the downtown.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Fernanda D
Reviewed 15 November 2016

They painted the building white and it looks great . But the square opposite is full of people sleeping rough. Not very attractive.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank N M
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Walking downtown is different and you'll see culture, buildings and famous candies. I hope you enjoy start your walking from UFPR and the square around it. Then continuing by XV de Novembro street and go to Osório square. Don't miss to eat a candy and...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Fada51
Reviewed 27 July 2016

It's the Lawyer School in Curitiba, the buinding is the Curitiba's symbol, greek-roman style at downtown. Anciently, it was the seat from the Federal University of State Paraná, the first University from Brazil.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank ZSimm
Reviewed 10 April 2016

One of the leading universities in the South on Brazil and Latin America. Scientific and educational center of Parana

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank IceCrystalBOI
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Beautiful setting for a conference. Lively neighborhood. people are extremely nice and helpful. Plenty of bars and restaurants filled with young people.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank kei20152015
Reviewed 4 November 2015

I only took pictures by different angles from the tourist bus, but I fpund it really beautiful from any side.

Date of experience: October 2015
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