Monumento dos Pracinhas
The Monument to the dead of World War II, popularly known as Pracinhas Monument, located in the park Eduardo Gomes, the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The monument was designed by architects Mark Netto Konder and Helio Ribas Marinho, winners of a national competition, having opened in 1960 .
It houses the remains and pay homage to the Brazilian military that had been deposited in the cemetery in Pistoia, Italy, at the time of the conflict.
The raised platform, which reaches 31 meters in height, employed for the first time in the country, the concrete.
The set comprises three works:
- a sculpture in metal, made by Julio Catelli Son, honoring the Air Force (FAB);
- a granite, written by Alfredo Ceschiatti, honoring the squares of the three weapons;
- a tile panel, written by Anísio Medeiros, honoring the dead (civilian and military) in the sea, dating from 1959.
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Activities near to Monumento dos Pracinhas
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Address: Av. Infante Dom Henrique, 85 - Parque do Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brazil
Distance: 0.10km from the Monumento dos Pracinhas
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Distance: 0.10km from the Monumento dos Pracinhas
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Address: Av. Infante Dom Henrique, 85, Parque do Flamengo. Phone: 921) 2240 4944.
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Virtually in the center of town between the Santos Dumont Airport and the Monument of World War II in the Park Eduardo Gomes - Landfill of Glory, the Marina is a port for sailing athletes and visitors to the city.
And those who see it from afar has the impression of looking at a painting, a work of art from nature.
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Address: Glória, Rio de Janeiro - RJ
Distance: 0.49km from the Monumento dos Pracinhas
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|National Library Foundation - BNF (historical) - The National Library is the institution that preserves the bibliographic and documentary heritage of Brazil. With a wealth currently estimated at 9 million items, is considered by UNESCO as the eighth largest national library in the world and the largest in Latin America. Its headquarters are in Rio de Janeiro, Avenida Rio Branco. Beyond it, the National Library Foundation - BNF also encompasses the Library Euclides da Cunha - BEC, loca...|
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Distance: 0.90km from the Monumento dos Pracinhas
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Address: Museu da Chácara do Céu Rua Murtinho Nobre, 93 - Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro - RJ
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