Garanhuns Tourism, Brazil

Visit Garanhuns - Best of Garanhuns

Garanhuns is a city in the Brazilian state of Pernambuco. Located in the Borborema Plateau, the town is known as the "Suíça Pernambucana" (Pernambucan Switzerland) due to its pleasant weather during summer and low temperatures during winter, something rather unusual for the region. It is also known as "Cidade das Flores" ("City of Flowers") or "Cidade da Garoa" ("City of Drizzle"). Garanhuns is most famous for the Festival de Inverno, or The Winter Festival, which it holds every year in July. During the winter, temperatures in Garanhuns can drop to 7 degrees Celsius (45 degrees Fahrenheit). This is quite cold for a city that is only a few degrees south of the equator.


This warm abode of Garanhuns is a delightful place to visit in Brazil. A gripping city on its own right, Maceio also deserves a visit. Take a short trip from Garanhuns and set some time aside to explore the Maceio. Dotted with places like Praia Do Gunga, Praia De Sao Miguel Dos Milagres, Praia De Ipioca; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach Garanhuns, you'll have to take a flight to Maceio; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Garanhuns are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Garanhuns*

  • Garanhuns: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Garanhuns for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Garanhuns.

    • Burglary and Theft 75 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 100 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 75 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 75 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 75 (High)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Garanhuns - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 35.94 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Garanhuns

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Garanhuns

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.37 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.34 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.24 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 64.32 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 43.3 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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