Barreirinha Park has over 275000 square meters of land, and is considered one of the most beautiful parks in the city. Visitors typically get to enjoy Raucarias, Brazilian peppers, Cinnamon, Mimosa Escrabella (Bracatingas), Yerba Mate trees and many other native species.
For those who haven't tried the Yerba Mate drink, it's well worth searching out an establishment that has them available. Often, you'll see individuals carrying around a thermas of hot water and an unusual cup and metal straw. These are Yerba Mate drinkers. Be forewarned this drink has 3-5 times the caffine of a cup of coffee.
The park was originally created in 1959 but not turned over to the public until 1972. It's frequented by locals, tourists and students and university professors from Botany classes because of it's ability to regulate air quality in the region.
The Horto Municipal, adjacent to the park, is a scientific and educational facility which is responsible for the research and production of vegetable specimens. There are over 200 thousand square meters of vegetation here. Including children's playground, a rustic cabin, country diner, and barbecue grills for the public to use.
Other parks nearby that are worth mentioning as alternatives to the Barreirinha Park, include São Lourenço Parque and Tangua Parque. Both are beautiful have many amentities of their own. They are under 3km to walk to, which should take about 30 minutes on foot.
Tel.: (41) 3585-5269 / 3585-5221
Hours: Daily from 8am to 6pm
Bus: Linha Direta Barreirinha/São José (Largo Bittencourt / Círculo Militar) until the Terminal da Barreirinha + Alimentador Cachoeira, Santa Terezinha or Vila Leonice, that pass in front of the park.
Access: Trav. Tobias de Macedo / Rua Riachuelo / Rua Heitor Stockler de França / Av. Cândido de Abreu / Rua Com. Fontana / Av. Munhoz da Rocha / Rua Dr. Manoel Pedro / Av. Anita Garibaldi.
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Map of Barreirinha ParkAddress: Avenida Anita Garibaldi, 6010, Barreirinha, Curitiba, Parana, Brasil
Activities near to Barreirinha Park
|São Lourenço Park (park) - In the early 1970's a flood by a dam breaking caused damage to this area which required repairing, and those repairs resulted in the building of this park. The park was inaugurated in 1972 and has had several buildings re-purposed to suite the park.
An old glue and fertilizer factory was transformed into the Creativity Center of Curitiba, which offers courses, training, presentations and exhibitions to the public.
In May, 1994 ...|
Address: Parque Sao Lourenco, Curitiba, Parana, Brasil
Distance: 2.40km from the Barreirinha Park
|Tangua Park 123 (park) - Tangua Park was inaugurated in November 1996 and it is part of the Barigüi river preservation project joining Tingüi Parque and Barigüi Paruqe. This park with an area of 235 thousand square meters has two areas connected by a 45 meter tunnel, which can also be crossed via foot by a path over the water.
The Opera de Arame is within walking distance and is known as the Wire Theater and is one of Curitibas most well kno...|
Address: Parque Tangua, Curitiba, Parana, Brasil
Distance: 2.75km from the Barreirinha Park
|Pedreira Paulo Lemiski Park (park) -
The Quarry Park is a cultural area surrounded by lakes, waterfalls and forests of pines where human art is in harmony with nature art, forming a unique landscape.
There are Ópera de Arame and Cultural Space Paulo Leminski. The Quarry Park was opened in 1992 at the site of a former quarry.
Cultural Space Paulo Leminski exhibits works, photographs and stories of the poet and intellectual ...|
Address: Parque Pedreira Paulo Lemiski Curitiba - PR
Distance: 2.93km from the Barreirinha Park
|Opera de Arame (sightseeing) - Also known as the Wire Theater and in the Parque das Pedreiras, and within the Paulo Leminski cultural space.
The Opera de Arame with its tubular structure and transparent roof is one of Curitiba's emblematic symbols. Inaugurated in 1992, it gives place to all kinds of events, from pop to classical music concerts. Surrounded by lakes, native vegetation and cascades in a natural landscape, it belongs to the Parque das Pedrei...|
Address: Opera de Arame, Curitiba, Parana, Brasil
Distance: 2.99km from the Barreirinha Park
|Cachoeirinha Ecological Tour (activity) -
This rustic area is excellent for camping and recreation. Although there aren't any facilities, it's very popular with residents. The site is adjacent to Roncador, the old mill dam, and serves as tank fisheries. There is also a 115 m waterfall.. It is located in Cachoeirinha, 3 km from the city center. Access is by road from Tunas do Paraná.
Address: Cachoeirinha Alm. Tamandaré - PR
Distance: 3.24km from the Barreirinha Park
|Universidade Livre do Meio Ambiente (park) -
The Free University of the Environment, Unilivre civil society is a nonprofit organization. A space for the transfer of knowledge about the environment and ecology to the population. A reference in studies of ecosystem preservation, economically sustainable.
The Unilivre was inaugurated in 1992, with the presence of oceanographer Jacques Cousteau. It was subsequently declared a "public utility" by city ordina...|
Address: Universidade Livre do Meio Ambiente Rua Victor Benato, 210 - Pilarzinho, Curitiba - PR, 82120-110
Distance: 4.33km from the Barreirinha Park
|Iberê de Matos Park / Bacacheri (park) - The park offers up several leisure and recreational options, including a soccer field, beach volleyball courts, barbecue facilities, a playground, an artificial lake and a native forrest. The park is part of the huge network of parks that Curitiba has built. Access is via a gate that is based on concrete pyramids with colored arches, using iron tubes to represent the entrance to paradise.
Other parks in the general ...|
Address: Rua Canada X Rua Rodrigo de Freitas X Rua Paulo Nadolny Curitiba PR 82510-410, Brasil
Distance: 4.41km from the Barreirinha Park
|Casa do Artesanato (market) -
On the street Mateus Leme, beside the Church of the Order, this house was established with the goal of gathering for permanent exhibition and sale in one place, all the production of handicrafts and folk art in the metropolitan region of Curitiba.
Councillor Juliet at the hands of the Kings, having to host the Crafts House, they created the "Association of Artisans of the Metropolitan Region of Curitiba.
Still works ther...|
Address: R. Mateus Leme Curitiba - PR
Distance: 4.68km from the Barreirinha Park
|Cervejaria da Vila (nightlife) - td * Voted "The best letter of beers" of Curitiba city by the renowned Veja Magazine Curitiba
The businessman Bruno Guimarães says that the shelf installed in his bar, which are about 200 bottles of beer, is your school. Thanks to this collection, he now applies his knowledge in teaching about the drink menu of the house. Are nearly eighty labels a dozen countries, organized both by location and by type of origin. Among the favorit...|
Address: Rua Mateus Leme, 2631, Curitiba, Parana, Brasil
Distance: 4.73km from the Barreirinha Park
|Fascinação (nightlife) -
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Hours: Thu 6pm to Midnight. Fri-Sat from 9pm to 4am. Sun from 5pm to 9pm.
Rates: up to $ 10
Minimum age: 18
Average age: over 35
Genre: Dance / Disco / Pop
Access for disabled
Av. Monteiro Touirinho 440 - Bacacheri - Curitiba / PR
Tel.: (41) 3256-6591
Address: Av. Monteiro Touirinho 440 - Bacacheri, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
Distance: 5.02km from the Barreirinha Park
Restaurants near to Barreirinha Park
Tutti Pães e Doces - Barreirinha is a Bakery restaurant that is roughly 1.04km from Barreirinha Park and can be found at Avenida Anita Garibaldi, 4771
Among the sandwiches and baurus meters, the highlight of Tutti Breads and Pastries are the breads, pastries and Broinha Portuguese. The house serves snacks prepared with the bread of the home and highlights the vol-au-vent as one of the most popular sweets. The bread with provolone other item is held at the counters of the two units of Tu...Piegel Pães e Conveniências - São Lourenço is a Bakery restaurant that is roughly 2.91km from Barreirinha Park and can be found at Avenida Anita Garibaldi, 2825
Opened for over ninety years, the Loaves and Convenience Piegel offers customers more than three thousand grocery items. One of the most popular items is the bread of water, along with cakes and sandwiches on baguette meters. The house also offers drinks, ice cream, cookies, chocolates, meats, cheeses and pastries.Menina da Colina is a Brazilian restaurant that is roughly 3.09km from Barreirinha Park and can be found at Rua Nilo Peçanha, 3625
With a privileged view of the city, the climate is ideal for enjoying one of caipirinhas the house, like the billiard with canned peaches. The girl's Hill specializes in Brazilian dishes, snacks and highlights the shrimp bobo and tapioca as some of the requests.
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