Mirassol Journals

Mirassol- King of Coffee-Queen of Oranges

A travel journal to Mirassol by enizete

Mirassol Industrial Park Photo, Mirassol, Brazil More Photos
Quote: This major metropolis is situated just outside of my hometown, Sao Jose do Rio Preto. It is considered the largest commerical center of coffee in Brazil, as Rio Preto is its city for Oranges.

Mirassol- King of Coffee-Queen of Oranges

Overview

Mirassol Industrial Park Photo, Mirassol, Brazil
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Mirassol, located in the interior of the State of Sao Paulo, is very diverse in its commerce.

It excels in coffee, citrus products,among many other aspects as well.

It is a favorite for chacaras (summer vacation homes) too.

Quick Tips:

It is a good side trip while visiting Sao Jose do Rio Preto,and accessable by way of the Washington Luiz Highway between the two cities.

The weather is wonderful year round, but with their share of 100-120 degree summer days. Although, less humid than most other areas of Brazil.

Best Way To Get Around:

By all means consider a car or public bus for your travels.

Assi Palace Hotel Photo, Mirassol, Brazil
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The Assi Palace hotel is very comfortable with its nice sized air conditioned rooms and its proximity to the center of Mirassol. It is situated among many commerce establishments, banks, shops and post office. The rooms have internet hookup, telephone, fax and frigobar as well as color televisions and videos.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on March 3, 2001

Assi Palace Hotel
Rua Rui Barbosa, 2117
Mirassol, Brazil
(017) 242-1821

Doces Covizzi

Attraction

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This place is called Doces Covizzi. They have been known for decades for making fine sweets. My favorite is sweets made of peanut butter. You willfind a very extensive operation here, as they manufacture sweets in large quantities. Be sure to take your sweet tooth.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on March 3, 2001

Doces Covizzi
Rua Benjamin Constant
Mirassol, Brazil

Gruta Park

Attraction | "Gruta Park"

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Gruta is a location close to the center of town which is part of the Mata Atlantica Reserve. The park was once a very attractive weekend outings location, but with passage of time, it has been a restoration political problem. It has always seemed that area politicans many years ago had promised restoration of the park before elections and promises never materialized later. In the past, it was once a very popular location for relaxation, with swimming pools and a small restuarant. Presently, the Gruta reserve presents a bigger problem than before. Several years ago, a few monkeys were brought to the reserve. In time, with the presence of no predators to them, their pop...Read More

Member Rating 1 out of 5 on March 4, 2001

Gruta Park
Just outside from the center of town
Mirassol, Brazil

onca pintada Photo, Mirassol, Brazil
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Got the morning news for this Sunday for Mirassol. It was published by Noticicas Populares News. It is a very strange occurence, so unique that felt fellow travelers would be amazed. Logically, you need not rate this since it doesn't truly relate to travel,other than warns you to watch where you are while in Mirassol for only the present time. Here is the breaking news for this morning: A street dog not owned by anyone, called Freud came to the rescue of a family in Mirassol, whom was cornered this morning. The attacker was none other than a onca pintado (jaguar), which is not native to this part of the state. The jaguar was discovered as it was following a 5 year old boy home to his ...Read More

Some Thoughts for the Tourist Shopper

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Story/Tip

Moveis Santo Antonio de Padua Ltda. Photo, Mirassol, Brazil
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When i was married about 17 years ago, our family traveled to Mirassol to purchase furnitures manufactured by hand of the highest qualities around. Mirassol has been known for their craftsmen for many years. Among our favorites has been Casa Verde Ltda and Moveis Santo Antonio de Padua Ltda. When traveling to Mirassol, there is a unique possibility for the tourist to "export" some of the very beautiful crafts made in Mirassol. You could arrange for a freighter departing from Santos, along the coast of Sao Paulo. You can place your purchase in a shipping container departing to your nearest home port of call. Santos is a very large port and the busiest one in Latin Amer...Read More