Quality Hotel Curitiba
Alameda Dom Pedro II 740
Phone: (55) 41 21034000
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Sitting on the banks of the river Barigui, Parque Tingui is one of the city's most popular urban parks. Named after the indigenous tribes that once settled in the region, the park has stellar natural features including a lake and native flora and fauna. Walking and bike trails are the best ways to traverse the sprawling park. Memorial Ucraniano, a tribute to the Ukrainian immigrants in the region, is a popular attraction within the park.
Also known as Parque Bacacheri, this little park is a popular recreational area among locals. The park was opened to the public in 1988, before which it was a privately owned recreation area. Visitors can take a leisurely stroll around the park with the walking trails or spend the evening by the scenic little lake. There's also a play area for volleyball and soccer. Facilities at the park including barbecue stands, water kiosks and a cafeteria.
Standing on the outskirts of the city, Parque Passaúna boasts of a spectacular natural landscape. The park was created in 1991 to conserve the region's delicate ecosystem and water resource after a dam was built. Visitors can explore the park through the scenic trail that skirts the lake. The park is home to a rich variety of native wildlife, and attracts enthusiasts and researchers. The towering observatory within the park offers spectacular views of the periphery.
One of the city's largest urban parks is also one of its most beautiful ones, with the river Iguacu making its way through the sylvan landscape. With lush forested areas and spectacular natural beauty, Parque Iguacu is a magnet for nature and outdoor enthusiasts. The park was established in 1982 to conserve the unique ecosystem created around the river, and today boasts of a rich diversity of native flora and fauna. Visitors can check out some of the native wildlife at the zoo within the facility. There's canoeing, fishing and other watersports facilities as well. The educational center offers numerous activities for kids as well as adults.