municipality of Pernambuco State, Brazil

Triunfo is a city in Pernambuco, Brazil.

Triunfo is a green oasis in the otherwise arid Sertao region in Northeastern Brazil. Situated between mountains and at a lakefront, the city has a cool climate. The maximum temperature is 28ºC in the summer and 5ºC on winter evenings.

Get inEdit

Triunfo is 449 km away from Recife.

By airEdit

Fly to Recife Gilberto Freyre - Guararapes International Airport. A closer, but much smaller airport, can be found in Caruaru.

By carEdit

From Recife, take interstate highway BR-232 until the city of Serra Talhada. Then take state highway PE-365 all the way to Triunfo.

By busEdit

From Recife's Bus Terminal (TIP), Auto-Viação Progresso [1] [dead link] operates the line Recife-Triunfo (tel.: +55 81 3452-3079).

Get aroundEdit

SeeEdit

  • Cine-Teatro Guarany. (1919), beautiful theater from the early 1900s. Set by the lake. It is the town's unofficial trademark.
  • Açude Público (1850), man-made lake at the city-front.
  • Nossa Senhora das Dores Church.
  • Historic homes (city center) and sugar plantations (rural areas).
  • Museu do Cangaço (1975), museum dedicated to the history of "Cangaço" and its leader Lampião. At Av. José Veríssimo dos Santos, 365. Tel.: (87) 3846.1124
  • Pico do Papagaio, the highest point in the state of Pernambuco (1,260 meters above sea level).
  • Lookout points - Belvedere and Cruzeiro do Alto da Boa Vista.
  • Several waterfalls - Cachoeira do Grito, Cachoeira do Brocotó, Cachoeira de Canaã and Cachoeira do Pinga.
  • Furna dos Holandeses rock.
  • Panela crater.

DoEdit

  • Festa do Estudante (Student Festival), the city's main annual festivity.
  • Carnaval de Caretas, traditional carnaval celebrations

BuyEdit

EatEdit

Local specialties include Bode (goat meat), Carne de Sol, Galinha de Cabidela, Alfenim de Rapadura, Angu Salgado and Licor de Rosas.

Triunfo is also famous for Rapadura, a traditional sugar candy.

Restaurants

  • RESTAURANTE BAIXA VERDE, Av. Manoel Paiva dos Santos, 114, Centro, Fone: +55 81 3846-1103
  • RESTAURANTE BELA VISTA, Av. Manoel Paiva dos Santos, 56, Centro, Fone: +55 81 3846-1300
  • RESTAURANTE HOTEL FAZENDA CALUGI, Sítio Calugi, estrada de Santa Tereza, Fone: +55 81 3846-1183
  • CHURRASCARIA DO GAÚCHO, Av. José Veríssimo dos Santos, Centro, Fone: +55 81 3846-1339
  • RESTAURANTE E BAR REI DO CALDO, Av. Jorn. Sigismundo Pinto, 334, Centro, Fone: +55 81 3846-1510
  • CAFÉ DO BREJO - Inn and restaurant, Rodovia PE 365, Triunfo, Fone: +55 81 3846-1623 / +55 81 3846-1621

DrinkEdit

  • BETO'S BAR, Av.Jornalista Sigismundo pinto, 340, Guanabara, Fone: +55 81 3846-1413
  • RESTAURANTE E BAR REI DO CALDO, Av. Jorn. Sigismundo Pinto, 334, Centro, Fone: +55 81 3846-1510

SleepEdit

  • CAFÉ DO BREJO - Inn and restaurant, Rodovia PE 365, Triunfo, Fone: +55 81 3846-1623 / +55 81 3846-1621
  • HOTEL FAZENDA CALUGI, Sítio Calugi, estrada de Santa Tereza, Fone: +55 81 3846-1183
  • POUSADA SANTA ELIZABETH, Av. Frei Fernando, 175, Centro, Fone: +55 81 3846-1236
  • ALPES DE TRIUNFO, R. Galdino Diniz, 250, Calugi, Fone: +55 81 3846-1371
  • POUSADA BAIXA VERDE, Av. Manoel Paiva dos Santos, 114, Centro, Fone: +55 81 3846-1103
  • POUSADA BELA VISTA, Av. Manoel Paiva dos Santos, 56, Centro, Fone: +55 81 3846-1300
  • POUSADA RECANTO, Av. Manoel Paiva dos Santos, 6, Centro, Fone: +55 81 3846-1140

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