We visited Parintins on a Sunday so many of the local shops were closed. We had time to spend in town while we were waiting for the Boi Na Bomba show in the afternoon. We walked all over town which is easy since the town is not very large. A few people rented the little three wheel bike taxis to... 更多
This is a sleepy, rather flyblown place on the banks of the Amazon, with not a lot going on, which is actually part of its charm, since it makes no concessions to tourists so you get to see the real Amazonia. However, the Cathedral is worth a visit. Open on a number of sides to encourage a cooling draft it... 更多
His cathedral as built the early sixties and as such doesn't really have much of archectural significience. It is covered in tiles that resume bricks and is quite nice inside without being spectacular. It gives the appearance of a functional church. There is not much else to see in Parintins, so it is worth the time to walk here.
A lovely simple church and well worth a visit. The stone work is well done. No air conditioning so always very hot inside. There is a bright cheerful cemetery just behind the cathedral.
Not much more to see in this town, so this church becomes "a must" Don't miss the Christian cemetery in the back AND the separate Jewish cemetery. If it's closed, ask for the key from the guardsman in the Christian part.(I climbed the fence... illegally, I'm sure)
Not much more to see in this town, so this church becomes "a must" Don't miss the Christian cemetery in the back AND the separate Jewish museum. If it's closed, ask for the key from the guardsman in the Christian part.
It's a somewhat modern building, interesting for the cavernous interior. There's not a lot of sites in this town, so... 更多