This park has many attractions withi,n and also nearby. The John and Mary path tells the Grimm Brothers tale, there is also a children's library, and the Philosophers Tower which is a wooden observatory allowing a panoramic view of the city and the ocean.
Other interesting sights include an old wooden replica church which was built in 1993 in the Seminário neighborhood, and includes neo-Gothic decorative elements, and a concert hall within, called the Bach's Oratorio.
The park also has the German Poetry Square with a reproduction of the Casa Mila facade, a German building build in the early 1900's and which was relocated from the city center to the park. The park has many artifacts fromt he German immigrants who first came to Curitiba, and includes many traditional items that were used.
The park has over 38 thousand square meters of native forest, and all of the land was originally part of the Schaffer family, but later the city converted it into this beautiful park. Curitiba has many such parks throughout, making it one of the greenest cities in the world.
With all the park has to offer, it's worth while taking a day out of your vacation to come here and enjoy the German heritage that has survived for hundreds of years in Brazil. There are many other cultures and heritages that are preserved in Curitiba, within walking distance there is the Polish Immigration Memorial, and the Ukrainian Memorial.
The Bosque or woods opens daily from 6am to 8pm
The Library opens daily from 9am to 5pm
Story time happens on Sat and Sun at 2pm
Niccolo Paganini Street, corner with Franz Schubert – Vista Alegre (Jardim Schaffer).
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Address: Bosque Gutierrez, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
Distance: 0.77km from the Bosque Alemão
|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...|
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Distance: 1.03km from the Bosque Alemão
|Music Channel (theater) - The "Canal da Música" is a great place to host events.The space welcomes visitors by providing an adequate environment for artistic achievement. The building which is located also houses the Paraná Educativa TV and Radio Education, both administered by the State Government.Besides the large auditorium for 900 people (500 seats in the stalls, 250 balcony on the 1st and 2nd in the 150 counter) it has four rooms with audiences of support...|
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|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...|
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|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
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|Zapata Mexican Bar (nightlife) - * Voted "Best Kitchen" of Curitiba city by the renowned Veja Magazine Curitiba
Tribute to the leader of the 1910 Mexican Revolution, Emiliano Zapata, the name of the bar gives a good idea of what can be found in its two units. Typical elements such as sombreros, cacti and images of Our Lady of Guadalupe, are everywhere. The menu lists about 100 dishes, also inspired by the land of mariachis. Examples include them concorri...|
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|Memorial da Imigração Polonesa (museum) -
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|92 Graus (nightlife) - td The cultural space 92 degrees is a traditional home of alternative music which has operated since 1991 returned to the local scene with an eclectic audience of developers and cultura.Este debut year in the 1st branch new charming and cozy basement with more environments and new home horário.A furnishing to the history of rock from over 300 Curitiba molduras.Produz an annual festival to the NATIONAL GARAGE with 100 bands in 11 ...|
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Restaurants near to Bosque Alemão
Panificadora Cravo e Canela - Bom Retiro is a Bakery restaurant that is roughly 0.46km from Bosque Alemão and can be found at Rua Hugo Simas, 1299
The small bakery opened in 1986, now has two units in Curitiba and became one of the ideal city to enjoy scones, breads, buns, dreams, cuques and cheese breads. The Clove and Cinnamon Bakery also offers salads, soups, cakes decorated, stuffed bombs, among other delicacies.Schimmel is a International restaurant that is roughly 0.50km from Bosque Alemão and can be found at Avenida Desembargador Hugo Simas, 1873
From the decor to the recipes are inspired by the German culture. The menu continues the tradition of revenue and highlights the pastel duck as input. When the main course arrives, the tip is the typical product mix that comes with eisbein, sausages, sauerkraut, and apple spätzel. The Schimmel serves evening during the week and only at...Cenacolo Restaurante e Eventos is a Italian restaurant that is roughly 0.50km from Bosque Alemão and can be found at Avenida Desembargador Hugo Simas, 1873
The specialty of the Cenacolo restaurant in Curitiba is the Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. One of the tips of the restaurant opened in 2003 is the sole siciliano, made with lemon sauce and accompanied by raviolini artichoke. Salads are an attraction, as well as desserts.
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