Place to see in Sao Paulo – Independence Park
Sao Paulo is the largest city of Brazil and occupies 10 190 km2. Here lives 29 million people, which converts Sao Paolo in the largest urban area in the world. To feel the energy and vibrations of the city during the day or night, is recommended to walk.
Independence Park in Sao Paulo is a national symbol of Brazil, located on Ipiranga Hill, near the Ipiranga river, where Dom Pedro I declared Brazil independent of Portugal, putting an end to the colonial period.
The gardens designed in french-style unite Paulista Museum together with other existing attractions in the park – a plant nursery, Zoology Museum, Independence Monument with Imperial Chapel and Casa do Grito, Brazilian house of the nineteenth century which it’s said that appeared in a picture dedicated to independence from Paulista Museum. In gardens with European flair it can be found Hamamelis ornamental shrubs, azaleas, roses, palms, cypresses and fruit trees. Thanks to these plants, green parrots, bem-te-vi birds (Pitangus sulphuratus) and Tico-Tico (Zonotrichia capensis), white owl, sparrows and pigeons have something to eat.
Independence Park has three entrances, parking for 150 vehicles, helipad, 20 fitness equipment, jogging track of 1000 meters and two recreational areas. The main entrance is on Avenida Nazareth from paulistan Ipiranga neighborhood.
The tropical gardens, with fountains and stone paths, would easily reload you in the gardens of Versailles in Paris if it wasn’t about the specific flora and fauna. These things gives a nice view and it’s no wonder that artists like Andrea Bocelli, Dianne Reeves and Buddy Guy chose to concert here they came in Sao Paulo.