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Flamengo Park

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Type  Urban park
Area  296 acres (120 ha)
Phone  +55 21 96948-4760
Location  Rio de Janeiro
Created  1965
Flamengo Park
Operated by  Fundação Parques e Jardins
Address  Praia do Flamengo, 116 - Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22210-030, Brazil
Hours  Open today · Open 24 hoursSundayOpen 24 hoursMondayOpen 24 hoursTuesdayOpen 24 hoursWednesdayOpen 24 hoursThursdayOpen 24 hoursFridayOpen 24 hoursSaturdayOpen 24 hours
Similar  Museum of Modern Art - Rio de Ja, Monument to the Dead of World, Marina da Glória, Sugarloaf Mountain, Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon
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Flamengo Park, also known as Aterro do Flamengo, Eduardo Gomes Park, and Aterro do Brigadeiro Eduardo Gomes, is the largest public park and recreation area within the city of Rio de Janeiro, in eastern Brazil.

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The park is located along Guanabara Bay, in the Flamengo district of the city, between Downtown Rio and Copacabana.

Footvolley at flamengo park


Design

Flamengo Park was conceived and designed by Lota de Macedo Soares, with Modernist park gardens and civic landscapes designed by world-renowned landscape designer and artist Roberto Burle Marx. The 296 acres (120 ha) park was completed in 1965.

Features

Flamengo Park is the location of the Rio de Janeiro Museum of Modern Art, the Carmen Miranda Museum, and the "Monument to the Dead of World War II" with Modernist memorial sculptures.

Sports

Flamengo Park has a strong sports tradition, with many different outdoor recreational facilities available.

The park is the start off and return location of various marathons in the city. It provides a main segment for Rio's Cycling Race, a Latin American event that allots the largest amount of points on the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) world ranking.

2007 Pan American Games

In the 2007 Pan American Games, Marina da Glória was the main venue for the Rio 2007 Sailing competitions. Also during the Games, the Marathon (men’s and women’s) arrival points were set up at the Flamengo Park, which also staged the Race Walking and Cycling Road competitions.

References

Flamengo Park Wikipedia


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