Santa Maria (Rio Grande do Sul)
Located at latitude 29º41'03" South and longitude 53º48'25" West, the city stays at 151m of altitude. The estimated population in 2004 was 261,980 inhabitants.
Santa Maria is also known as "Cidade Cultura" (Culture City).
- RS-516 - north-northwest from Caçapava do Sul
- Rodoviária de Santa Maria (in Portuguese). Information on lines and schedules.
Coronel Pillar Historical Center
Edmundo Cardoso Memory House
address: Rua do Acampamento, 81 - CentroContains fossils from the Paleorrota geo-park.
Historical Culture Museum of the Franciscan Brothers
I.E.E. Olavo Bilac Historical Archive
João Luiz Pozzobon House Museum
Manoel Ribas College Memorial
Museum of Astronomy and Planetarium
Treze de Maio Community Museum
phone: +55 55 3220-4565address: Av. Presidente Vargas, 115 - PatronatoContains fossils from the Paleorrota geo-park.
Rio Grande do Sul Japanese Immigration and Culture Memorial
Santa Maria Art Museum
Santa Maria Railroad Museum
Santa Maria Sacred Museum
Restaurante Augustophone: +55 55 3223-1050address: Floriano Peixoto st, 1354Traditional mid-age restaurant
Frei Pançaphone: +55 55 3221-2122address: Floriano Peixoto st, 1328Pizza, pasta
Churrascaria Vera Cruzphone: +55 55 3222-0606address: Medianeira Av, 1600Very famous chicken barbecue
Imperial Sucosphone: +55 55 3222-5330address: Floriano Peixoto st, 1009Sandwiches, mix juices
Bovinu's Churrascariaphone: +55 55 3221-1790address: Venâncio Aires st, 1596The best barbecue in the city (all you can eat style, buffet)
phone: +55 55 3220-1600address: RST 287 road - km 239 - Nº 1981Probably the best hotel in this area. More than 90 apartments and an event structure to receive about 1700 people simultaneously. Each apartment have phone with direct call and answering machine, air-conditioner, TV Directv with remote control and a small refrigerator. The hotel is about 5km from the city centre. The taxi fare is between R$15 and R$20. A single apartment costs about R$ 92,40 per day, a double costs R$ 132,00 and a triple costs about R$ 193,60. Note that this values can be modified during the year.
Hotel Continentaladdress: Benjamin Constant st, 1209
Itaimbé Palace Hotelphone: +55 55 3222-1144address: Venâncio Aires st, 2741
Palladium Executive Flatphone: +55 55 3222-4682address: Buenos Aires al, 322
Hotel Morotinphone: +55 55 3222-4453address: Ângelo Uglione st, 1629