Jardim do Nego, Nova Friburgo

Jardim do Nego is located in Nova Friburgo. Plan to visit Jardim do Nego and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Nova Friburgo attractions using our Nova Friburgo itinerary site .
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  • See in pictures, amazing already, but nothing compares to being there ... admiring the art of Blood and your sculpture garden that enchants the wealth of details and the grandeur of his sculptures.
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  • The works of the artist are really impressive. Could have better infrastructure for service to the public. Worth the visit
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  • When I saw the pictures on the net went crazy p meet! Ready! Include in the script and no regret. On the contrary ... I will come back c my family! Looks like a encntado garden. Full of Giant sculptures and beautiful! Works of art made by an artist who receives personally visitors! Has a small world Museum where are exposed other carved wooden works!!! Sooo beautiful msm! Super Indico!
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  • Gigantic clay sculptures covered in moss make Jardim do Nêgo in Campo do Coelho, a district of Nova Friburgo, a special place to visit. The unusual garden was created by artist Geraldo Simplício—a.k.a “Nêgo”—who lived as a hermit in the place for over 30 years. Nêgo uses the landscape’s natural formations as the inspiration and foundation for his work. He covers the clay with moss, giving each sculpture an otherworldy yet earthy vibe. The garden is a small, peaceful spot packed with larger-than-life works of art. There are currently 17 sculptures scattered throughout the place. Nêgo himself is typically present to greet visitors and chat about his work.
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  • Very good. Just one caveat: no structure for people with reduced mobility. The floor is irregular, without ramps and some stairs without handrails.
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  • Great site and Museum. Nice story and art. Lean, but lovely exhibition. Deny, I had the pleasure of meeting is great, an extraordinary artist.
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  • This space was open, with several works, and a small Museum of the Blood, which is an artist sculptor in art in multivariate stones. It is worth visiting, I particularly liked.
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As a popular tourist hotspot, Nova Friburgo boasts a wide range of boutique, midsize hotels in the city center, mainly clustered within a few blocks of the Bengalas River. These accommodations, just a short walk from the city's main streets, tend to be somewhat upscale, with onsite pools and gardens. Many feature architectural styles reminiscent of Swiss and German mountain chalets. In the hills south of the city, past Point de Saudade, you'll find more nature-oriented options and eco-lodges, which focus on comfort combined with a somewhat rustic feel. Plenty of "pousadas" also dot the area: traditional Brazilian guesthouses offering lower prices in exchange for fewer amenities.
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