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Mangal das Garças

  • Praça Carneiro da Rocha Map It
  • Cidade Velha
  • Park/Playground
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 06/18/2015

Fodor's Review

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.

Sight Information

Address:

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

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Phone:

091-3242–5052

Sight Details:

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

Published 06/18/2015

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