Parque da Juventude, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 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.
Location: Brazil
Date Posted: 3/4/2007 1:05:14 PM
Waymark Code: WM19EC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 37

Long Description:
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

Country: Brazil

Web Site: [Web Link]

Date Established: 2004

Recreational Facilities:
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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