Pelotas Tourism

(This article is about a city. For the river of the same name, see Pelotas River.) Pelotas (Portuguese pronunciation: [peˈlɔtɐs]) is a Brazilian city and municipality (município), the third most populous in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul. Pelotas is located 270 km (168 mi) from Porto Alegre, the capital city of the state, and 130 km (80.8 mi) from the Uruguayan border. The Lagoa dos Patos lies to the east and the São Gonçalo Channel lies to the south, separating Pelotas from the city of Rio Grande. In the 19th century, Pelotas was Brazil's leading center for the production of dried meat (charque), a staple food made by slaves and destined to feed the slaves of sugarcane, coffee and cocoa plantations across the country. Currently Pelotas hosts two major universities, the Federal University of Pelotas, and the Catholic University of Pelotas. Together, they account for a population of 22 thousand higher education students. The city has three football clubs: Esporte Clube Pelotas (founded 1908), Grêmio Esportivo Brasil (also known as Brasil de Pelotas; founded 1911) and Grêmio Atlético Farroupilha (founded 1926).

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Pelotas in Brazil. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Pelotas like a local. A holiday in Pelotas can generally be of 1-2 days.

Pelotas is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.

  • Know the pollution level of Pelotas before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 100 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 100 (Very High)
  • How safe is Pelotas for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Pelotas.

    • Burglary and Theft 75 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 91.67 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 91.67 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75 (High)
    • Car Stealing 66.67 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 66.67 (High)
    • Attacks 83.33 (Very High)
    • Drug offense 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 33.33 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety Index 25.49 (Low)
    • Climate Index 98.09 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 113.79 (Very High)
    • 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.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Pelotas

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.34 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.93 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.83 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 67.84 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42.76 USD

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