Official language: Portuguese
Time zone: UTC-3 (summer), UTC-2 (winter)
Currency: Brazilian real (BRL)
The city is extremely proud of ever-growing, whit each year, green area. Target space which will be forestated is 30% of Araçatuba region. Currently it is 12%.
Thanks to the fact that in the nearest surroundings of the city there is an airport, you won’t have problem to get from there to the centre. The journey shouldn’t last longer than 15 minutes.
Araçatuba is very important point on the culinary map of the region. The most popular, local dish, that you definitely have to try, is roast – cupim casqueirado.
Araçatuba, often referred to as simply Araça, is a city located in the northwest part of Brazilian state
São Paulo. In close neighbourhood flows the river Tietê, which is unusually clean in that place, so it attracts many people, longing for cooling down in hot days, that are plenty of in this area. To spend a pleasant day by the river, you don’t need to go far, the journey should take not more than half an hour.
The city is tiny, so if want to get to know life of Brazilians form southern part of the country, without visiting huge metropolis, Araçatuba would be a perfect choice for you. It is no worth to take a car to the very centre, you can sightsee it on foot, thanks to which you would feel its vibe even better. If you like to start to get to know a place from learning about its history, step by Museu Histórico e Pedagógico, which you will find at Rue Quinze de Novembro 247, in the heart of the city.
As in majority places in the world, also in Araçatuba you will find a restaurant with great dishes of Italian cuisine, which is Pizzaria Donna Oliva at Avenida Saudade 1225. So if you don’t imagine a day without a delicious pizza, make sure to go there. To those interested in Brazilian tastes, we can recommend for instance Barracao at Rua Humaita 966 or Bola 7 at Avenida Paulista. Yummy dishes you can also taste in Padaria Bandeirantes at Rua Bandeirantes 729.
If you are going to Araçatuba for a weekend and you plan to spend evenings outside, you won’t be complaining for lack of bars or clubs. Especially in the centre they are situated on every corner. Great drinks you can expect, for instance, in the Portuguese at Avenida da Saudade 872 or Porks at Rua Aguapeí 1884. On the streets in the evenings you will find many people, in different ages, both locals, as well as travellers. You certainly won’t be bored there.