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The Amazon Sights

Mangal das Garças

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City beautification efforts to increase tourism and encourage environmental conservation led to the creation of the Mangrove of the Egrets, a verdant park that lines the Rio Guamá. It's a great place for a short stroll. There is an aviary, a lookout tower with a view of Belém, a navigation museum, a boardwalk leading to a lookout over the Rio Guamá, a live butterfly museum, ponds with aquatic plants, food vendors, a gift shop, and an excellent restaurant. Entrance to the park is free, although each attraction costs R$3.

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Praça Carneiro da Rocha, Belém, 66020-160, Brazil

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  • R$3 each or R$9 for all, Tues. free
  • Weekdays 9–6


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