Parque da Juventude, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Posted by: saopaulo1
S 23° 30.354 W 046° 37.344
23K E 334345 N 7399539
Quick Description: A park with sports facilities and cultural building. On the location of the old Carandiru Prison.
Date Posted: 3/4/2007 1:05:14 PM
Waymark Code: WM19EC
In 2002 Sao Paulo's Carandiru Prison was imploded. The prison, Latin America's largest, is now a park. In the park there are still ruins on the prison. Some of the prison walls are now walkways.
Name: Parque da Juventude
Street Location: Endereço:Av. Zaki Narchi, nº 1309
Local Municipality: Sao Paulo
State/Province, etc.: Sao Paulo
Web Site: [Web Link]
Date Established: 2004
Running trails, skating park, tennis courts
Memorial/Commemoration: Not listed
Picnic Facilities: Not listed
Monuments/Statues: Not listed
Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): Not listed
Fountains: Not listed
Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: Not listed
Special Events: Not listed
Traditional Geocaches: Not listed
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