Londrina, in Parana, is a place that around 470,000 people call home.
Londrina is situated 560 miles (901 kilometers) south of Brasilia, the national capital, and 260 miles (418 kilometers) northeast of Iguazu.
The Londrina area has a number of fine gathering places. Tomi Nakagawa Square, Napoleao Moreira da Silva Square and Rocha Pombo Square are all great options for visitors seeking a little ‘time out’ from the regular tourist sights and shopping.
The Londrina area is a dream destination for those who love places with historic significance especially those curious about places of worship. Some of the most revered of these are the Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral, the Our Lady of Glory Cathedral and the Londrina Metropolitan Cathedral.
Enjoy window shopping and do some people-watching in the local malls and markets such as Catuai Shopping Mall or Center North Shopping Center. Soak up the atmosphere and browse through the shops at these colorful retail hubs.
Leave the busy streets behind and enjoy the sounds of children playing in public parks such as Arthur Thomas Park and Biguacu Park. Capture nature, discover outdoor art or spend a while people watching at these two great parks in Londrina.
Strap yourself in for some high speed thrills at the Ayrton Senna International Circuit, the premier speedway for fans of motorsports in the Londrina region. Take a tour of the venue, check out the gleaming paintwork and polished chrome of high-performance vehicles, and, if you can time your visit for race day, find a seat with the best track-side view and enjoy the heart-stopping action.
If you are interested in art, culture and history visit the Londrina Museum of Art, one of the most remarkable museums in Londrina. Even if you are only casually interested in art, this is the perfect place to enjoy the atmosphere and learn more about art throughout the ages.
The Londrina Historical Museum is an excellent destination to go to discover the city’s fascinating history. Walk along the museum’s cool hallways and examine the artifacts on display.
Hikers will be pleased to learn that Londrina also has some protected natural havens where visitors can enjoy picturesque scenery and remarkable plant and animal species. Take a long walk in Apucarana Municipal Forest and relish a trip away from the urban streets.