Located in the south of Brazil, Florianópolis is the capital of the state of Santa Catarina, and is located on the Santa Catarina Island, which is connected with the main land with the largest suspended steel bridge in Brazil.
The city is very modern and most of the industry is located on the continent. The city's biggest attractions are the colonial buildings such as the Palacio Cruz e Souza, which is the State Museum and the Cathedral Square on November 15. In addition, the city has several museums that you can visit.
The attractions that make Florianópolis a popular tourist destination are mainly the natural beauty of the island of Santa Catarina, the beautiful beaches and bays.
Some Facts about Florianópolis:
- Florianópolis is also known as Floripa.
- Located on the island of Santa Catarina, Floripa was colonized by the Azores, with striking architecture of the colonial period houses preserved in some corners of the island.
- Currently, Florianópolis is one of the cities of Santa Catarina that attracts immigrants and investors. This is due to its high level of development and quality of life.
- The economy of Florianópolis is mainly driven by trade and tourism. Last season more than 1.5 million people passed through Floripa.