Horto Florestal Dr. Luiz T. Mendes, Maringa

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Originally planned as a "garden city," Maringa preserves large areas of the native forest in sites such as Horto Florestal Dr. Luiz T. Mendes, which is open to the public. This is one of three large ecological reserves located within the city’s limits, which were specifically designed to protect and nurture native plant life. The site is named after Luiz T. Mendes, a prominent botanists and environmentalist who was responsible for the creation of the region’s reserved natural areas. The park is located near the center of the city, and you can drop by for a long walk along its many paths, surrounded by thick green woods and large grassy areas. Arrange your visit to Horto Florestal Dr. Luiz T. Mendes and discover more family-friendly attractions in Maringa using our Maringa itinerary planner.
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  • August 8, 2017
    the Park is an environmental reserve, before open to the public. Is closed for more than 5 years no forecast for opening.
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  • January 30, 2017
    As I am a student of biology, and at the time was part of a group that researched mammals we had authorization from City Hall to gain access to the inside of the garden. He closed a long time ago and plants and animals already recovered enough, having several species of native fauna. While researching the city began some revitalization works in your interior and apparently it won't be long before they open to the public. It's very nice in that it's a unique experience.
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  • January 28, 2017
    beautiful Lake surrounded by nature and many give child monkey go with my family love this place
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You're most likely to find accommodation in the central grid of Maringa, which is bisected by the railway line and lies just north of the iconic Cathedral of Maringa. Stay in one of the larger hotels in the city center--and ask for a south-facing room--to experience views of the spiked cathedral from the comfort of your suite. If you want to make the most of the city's vast green spaces, stay near one of Maringa's biggest urban parks, Parque do Inga or Bosque 2. If you're driving and just planning to spend one night, you can find accommodations along the main arteries in and out of town.
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