This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Campo Grande. To help you make friends with Campo Grande before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Campo Grande is a city in Brazil that is the capital of the state Grosso do Sol. It is the largest city in the region, with a population of nearly two million. The city is very diverse and has a wealth of activities for the curious tourist to engage in. You can relax and unwind or choose to explore the town and the surrounding area.
Accommodation in a large city like Campo Grande is very diverse. You can choose from many hostels in and around the main part of the city. Most of the hostels are very affordable, although some of them can be a little pricey based on their location. Try to find a hostel with a staff that speaks English. It should not be too hard to do.
While staying in Campo Grande, one of the best things to do is visit the many parks in the city. This is a great way to get away from the hubbub of the town and relax. If you want more intense exercise, you can skip the stroll at the parks and go to the Praca do Papa. This area has a sports center which includes a volleyball court, running track, and a stadium.
The city also has many museums that showcase the rich history of Campo Grande. You can check out the ancient items on display and hear the stories of how the town came to be. For a bigger snippet of history in the city, visit the San Jose Church as well. It does not have to be a religious visit – the ancient church has a design that will leave you stunned.
Brazil is known for its cuisine, and Campo Grande is an experience in itself. There are many restaurants scattered around the city. They have cuisine from all over the world, including local delicacies, as well as traditional South American food and oriental eateries.
Written by local enthusiast for Campo Grande hostelsJakob Lombardi