Sourced from Wikivoyage. Text is available under the CC-by-SA 3.0 license.Pindamonhangaba is a city of in the Vale do Paraíba, located in the State of São Paulo
The main access way is by the Rodovia Presidente Dutra (Highway), in the paulista stretch, km. 99 - downtown is about 6 km from the highway.
It also can be accessed by the old Rio-São Paulo highway, current SP-62.
Pindamonhangaba is a wide-street city, pratically divided by the railroad, old Central do Brasil, having its downtown located between the railroad and the river Paraíba do Sul.
In this region is located the main commerce area, the main bank agencies, the Mother Church (Igreja matriz), the historical São José's Church (which keeps the remains of the most part of the Imperial Guard at service in the independence day), a small woody area called Bosque da Princesa, etc.
There's also a district, Moreira Cesar, which can be accessed by Rodovia Presidente Dutra (there's a toll station between the entrances) or by the old Rio-SP.
Trabiju's Ecological ReserveThe “Trabiju's Ecological Reserve” is one of the most beautiful ecological enclaves of Vale do Paraíba (Paraíba's Valley). Located around a beautiful waterfall it houses rare flora species: angico-branco, embaúba, guarantã, peroba , jaborandi, palmetto, bracken, etc; fauna species: coati, armadillo, monkey, jaguar, paca, wildhog, parakeet, etc. The law nº 1627, of June 27th 1979, prohibits any deforastation and the removal of any species of fauna and flora of the reserve
Parque Reino das Águas Claras (Realm of Clear Waters's Park)phone: +55 12 3643-1477address: Rodovia Caio Gomes Figueiredo, km 17
phone: +55 12 9773-3216
phone: +55 12 3642-4488address: Estrada João Jorge Saad - Piracuama
- Train ride to Campos do Jordão. Schedules and taxes on Railroad's website or by phone +55 (12) 3644-7408 and +55 (12) 3644-7409.
In downtown area you can find bakeries, clothing stores, bank agencies, restaurants, dollar stores, retail shops, ice cream parlors and also department stores.
Querência Pizza Restaurant & Brewhousephone: +55 12 3642-6929address: Rua Dr. Laerte Machado Guimarães, 31
Minuano Restaurant & Steakhousephone: +55 12 3645-4355address: Av. Cel. Fernando Prestes, 212
Gramado Steakhouse and Taproomphone: +55 12 3642-3963address: Rua Bicudo Leme, 55
Cervejaria Óbvio (Óbvio Brewhouse) - Good drinks, snacks and rock and roll bands playing all night long.
phone: +55 12 3648-4913address: Rua Prudente de Moraes, nº 222 - Downtown
Hotel Comendadorphone: +55 12 3642-3328address: Rua Dr. Monteiro César, 165
Colonial Plaza Hotelphone: +55 12 3644-3644address: Av. N. Sra. do Bom Sucesso, 4201
Pousada Casal 20 (Inn)phone: +55 12 3648-4688address: Av. Dr. Antônio Pinheiro Jr, 244