Sourced from Wikivoyage. Text is available under the CC-by-SA 3.0 license.Serra Negra is a city in Campinas Region of São Paulo state. Serra Negra is a popular regional tourism destination for its mineral springs, rural tourism and shopping (clothes, handcrafts and furniture).
Founded in 1828, Serra Negra dedicated its early days to coffee farming, like other towns of the Paulista Water Circuit. Nowadays the city is heavily dedicated to tourism, providing one of the best tourist infrastructures in the region, with a lively city center and a good number of hotels both in the urban and rural areas of the municipality.
Praça João Pessoaaddress: CenterThe main touristic square of Serra Negra, containing a water fountain, tourist services, and giving access to the cable car and the city tour.
Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora do Rosárioaddress: Praça Lourenço Franco de Oliveira - CentroSerra Negra's central church, in Roman style, constructed in 1841, although many characteristics were added later in 1916.
Praça Barão do Rio BrancoScenic public square containing the city's public forum.
Pico da FonsecaThe top of the 1080 m high peak can be accessed either by car or cable car. It contains a 18-meter high Redeemer Christ statue and a panoramic view of the city.
Alto da Serra1310 m high panoramic view of the Mantiqueira mountain range.
Parque das Fontesaddress: Av. Deputado Romeu de Campos Vergal - CentroPublic park containing three mineral springs and some walking trails.
Parque Fonte Santo Agostinhoaddress: R. Eliseu Francisco de Godoy - CentroPublic park containing the Sto. Agostinho and Sta. Luzia mineral springs.
Parque Fonte São Luizaddress: Rua SetePublic park containing the São Luiz and Albino Brunhara mineral springs, plus other recreational facilities.
Cable Caraddress: Praça João Pessoa - CentroThe cable car gives access to the Pico da Fonseca, where it is possible to have a panoramic view of the city.
Trenzinhos Tia Linda e Maria Fumaçaaddress: Praça João Pessoa - CentroCity tour using train-like vehicles. Two routes are offered.
Balneário Municipalphone: +55 19 3892-6541address: R. Nossa Senhora do RosárioPublic bath with mineral water immersion, sauna and massages.
Conjunto Aquático Municipaladdress: Rua Antonio Jorge José - CentroPublic swimming pool that can be used for a small fee.
phone: +55 19 3892-0303address: Rodovia Amparo-Serra Negra km 148Private park offering animal seeing and various family-oriented activities.
Serra Negra is a regional shopping destination, with the shops concentrated at Rua Cel. Pedro Penteado, Rua Sete de Setembro and around. Popular products are wool and linen clothes, leather clothes and accessories, handcrafts and handmade furniture.
phone: +55 19 3892-3481address: Travessa Tenente Mário Dallari, 20 - CentroBrazilian-style pub with Brahma chopp.
phone: +55 19 3892-7782address: Avenida Laudo Natel, N 200Popular chopp in town. Serves also snack and a good variety of pizza.
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