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The Monument to the Dead of WWII (Monumento aos Mortos na Segunda Guerra Mundial), locally known in Rio de Janeiro as ... More
Monument to the Dead of WWII
The Monument to the Dead of WWII (Monumento aos Mortos na Segunda Guerra Mundial), locally known in Rio de Janeiro as Monumento aos Pracinhas, is a place that contains a memorial to the Brazilian participation in WWII, as well as the remains (previously in Pistoia, Italy) of Brazilians who died fighting in the war. Situated in Flamengo Park, the monument has a 31 meter high elevated concrete platform, as well as large sculptures representing the Marines, Armed Forces and Air Force.
Minors under age 18 must be accompanied by at least one parent, and present official ID, to check in. If
a minor is traveling without parents, a responsible person named by parents must present parent's written authorization, complete with ...
One of the few surviving landmarks from the colonial era, this aqueduct was finished in 1750. At one time it
carried water down from the Rio Carioca, it now serves as a viaduct to the wonderful Bondinho de Santa ...
Designed by famous landscape designer Burle Marx, this 296 acre zone provides Cariocas (Rio residents) and visitors with a pleasant
place to take a stroll, play volleyball, soccer or tennis or to have a picnic, in the largest urban ...