Parque Alberto Löfgren

Horto Florestal - São Paulo

Albert Löfgren State Park is located in the far north of the municipality in the district of Pedra Branca.

With a large green area it offers to visitors a close contact to nature, with its rich fauna and flora.

The park was established on February 10, 1896, and it is named after its founder, the Swedish botanist Albert Löfgren.

Beside the Cantareira State Park, the Forestry Reserve, which occupies 47,875 m, has lakes with islands formed by tree roots, a soccer field, playground, picnic area, trails, mineral water springs and jogging track .

Exotic species (such as eucalyptus, swamp pine and cryptomeria) and native (like Brazil wood (pau-brazil), national-oak, ironwood and jatobá) are part of its beautiful nature environment.

While walking through the park it is common to see monkeys and other animals in the midst of its lush vegetation. Turtles, herons, capybaras, ducks, geese, wild birds, monkey, toucan, skunk, heron, sparrow, squirrel among others species of the Brazilian fauna are some of the inhabitants of the park to the delight of visitors.

Within the park itself, we find the official summer residence of the governor. You can also visit the internationally known Otavio Vecchi Forest Museum, which has the largest collection of wood from Latin America. Beside the museum is the Tropic of Capricorn Mark which cuts the park.

Hours: Monday to Sunday from 6h to 18h
Admission: free

State Park Horto Florestal
Garden Street, 931 - Horto - Zona Norte - São Paulo (Metro Santana)
Tel: (11) 6231-8555
E-mail: contato@hortoflorestal.com.br
Site: www.hortoflorestal.com.br


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Address: Rua Horto, 931 - São Paulo, 02377-000, Brazil

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Activities near to Parque Alberto Löfgren


Octavio Vecchi Museum (park) - The Museum, also called the Museum of Wood, which opened in 1931, is internationally recognized for having the largest collection of wood in Latin America. It is located in the Albert Loefgren State Park.Their samples have slots that reproduce the leaves and fruit of the species from which they were extracted. Lacquer based varnished pieces from China and Japan and artistically carved furniture complete the collection of the museum, wh...
Address: Rua Horto, 931, São Paulo, Brazil
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Serra da Cantareira State Park (park) - Sao Paulo, which has about 11 million inhabitants, over 240 000 shops, 90 museums, among many other attractions metropolitan surprising to have one of the largest urban forest in the world: the Serra da Cantareira. The region is a biosphere reserve of the city according to Unesco. Ali, 10 km from the city center, is the Serra da Cantareira State Park, with an area equivalent to eight thousand football fields of the Atlantic Forest.Visit...
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Arquivo do Estado (museum) - In the district of Santana are stored relics that tell the history of São Paulo. The Public Archives of the State of São Paulo is one of the oldest institutions of São Paulo. There you can find documents related to the basements of the military dictatorship, which belonged to the former state Department of Social Policy Order (DEOPS) and private collections of former governors and presidents, such as Julio Pre...
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Restaurants near to Parque Alberto Löfgren


Terra Nova Cachaçaria is a Brazilian restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Parque Alberto Löfgren and can be found at Rua Maria Amália Lopes de Azevedo, 550

this cachaçaria at the foot of the Serra da Cantareira, the owner prepares cachaças tanned in fruits, leaves and roots. Among them are those with jabuticaba, banana, coconut, ginger, lemongrass, fennel, grapes, figs juniper, pit and Carapiá with honey. In addition to the mixtures, are more than 400 labels pure.

Rei dos Whisky´s & Vinhos - Maria Amália Lopes de Azevedo is a Wine restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Parque Alberto Löfgren and can be found at Rua Maria Amália Lopes de Azevedo, 973

Among the options are found Spaniards Viña Esmeralda Don Román Rioja 2006 and 2006 as well as French Chartron la Fleur Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, Delicato California Cabernet Sauvignon.

Meime is a Italian restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Parque Alberto Löfgren and can be found at Rua Casa Forte, 503

this simple house, the menu runs from the commonplace. One example is the coverage Lebanese chanclich with cheese, macadamia nuts, onion and fresh mint. Another is the Dutch, with mozzarella, dried tomatoes, poppy seeds and basil.

Mercearia ZN is a Appetizers restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Parque Alberto Löfgren and can be found at Rua Casa Forte, 438

The Brahma beer company makes the parts as the cone of cod, rice balls stuffed with mozzarella and escondidinho of dried meat covered with mashed cassava. Feijoadas has buffet-Saturdays and pasta to domingos.fica in Sao Paulo.


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