Joao Pessoa's Practical Information

Joao Pessoa's Practical Information


Theatro Santa Roza
Dating from 1889, this theater was decorated in baroque style.

Redenção Palace
Erected in 1586, Redenção Palace is a former Jesuits convent.

Cabo Branco Lighthouse
Located at the easternmost point of the Brazilian mainland

Santa Catarina Fortress
Built in 1586

Arruda Câmara Park
This Park is a real oasis amidst the bustle of central João Pessoa.

Paraibano Crafts Market (MAP)
All types of handcrafts from the State of Paraíba


Tropical hot semi-humid. Average annual temperature is around 24ºC, with a maximum annual average of 29ºC and a minimum of 20ºC.


Recife 125km
Natal 180km
Fortaleza 688km
Salvador 944km Brasília: 2.338km

Special interests

Micaroa Off-season Carnival party, gathering many revellers in the month of January
Sao João Festival in Campina Grande


Wind Surfing
Scuba diving


Boat trips to Picãozinho:
This beautiful place is formed by coral reefs next to the coast

Tambaú Beach:
An urban beach, with a promenade and many kiosks. There are regular craft fairs there.

Cabo Branco Beach:
Another urban beach in João Pessoa, Cabo Branco has a good promenade for sunset walks.

Ponta do Seixas Beach:
The easternmost point in South America

Dinosaur Valley in Paraiba (2 days)

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