Geography

Cultural Aspects of the Southern Region (continued)


Architecture

The Southern Region has a large number of houses with typical European architecture.

In Paraná, the oldest buildings were strongly influenced by Europe, mixing styles from the eclectic, neoclassical, colonial, eastern and Byzantine to modern architecture.


Blumenau (SC), half-timbered architecture, visible feature of German colonization in the southern region.


European architecture in Gramado / RS


Colonial style architecture in Paraná


Batel Castle - Curitiba - eclectic style, is a replica of the Loire Valley castles in France

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