- Botanical Garden of Curitiba
The Jardim Botânico de Curitiba, in Portuguese, or the Botanical Garden of Curitiba, in English, is also known as the "Jardim Botânico Fanchette Rischbieter". This is a
parklocated in the cityof Curitiba, the capitalof the stateof Paraná, and the biggest city in southern Brazil. It is the major tourist attractionof the city, and it houses part of the campusof the Federal University of Paraná. The international identification code is CURIT.
Opened in 1991, Curitiba's trademark
botanical gardenwas created in the style of French gardens. Once the portal of entry, may be seen extensive gardens in the French style in the midst of fountains, waterfalls and lakes, and the main greenhouse of 458 square meters, which shelters in its interior, copies plants characteristic of tropical regions. It rolls out its carpetof flowers to the visitors right at the entrance. This occupies 240.000 m²in area. The principal greenhouse, in an art nouveaustyle with a modern metallic structure, resembles the the mid-19th century Crystal Palace in London. The Botanic Museum, which provides a national reference collection of native flora, attracts researchers from all over the world. It includes many botanic speciesfrom the moist Atlantic Forests of eastern Brazil.
forestis filled with paths for strolling. Behind the greenhouseis the Museumof Franz Krajcberg [http://www.morgenwelt.de/futureframe/000529-krajcberg.htm] , the Polish Brazilianartist who took up the cause of environmental conservation; with 1,320 square meters of area, divided into multimedia classrooms, an auditorium with 60 seats and lounge with several exhibitions of works donated by visual artist, represented by sculptures and reliefs, as well as photographs, videos, publications and educational materials.
In the other side is the Botanical Museum, a wooden building which entrance using a
bridgemade of woodalso. Actually, the Botanical Museum of Curitiba has the fourth largest herbariumin the country.cite web |title= Museu Botânico de Curitiba ganha 13 mil novas plantas|publisher=Jornale|language=Portuguese|accessdate=2008-06-13 |url=http://jornale.com.br/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=11190&Itemid=52] In front of the construction there is a pondwith carp, turtles, teal, herons, etc, and offers a lake, an auditorium, a library, an expositions area, a theatre, tenniscourts and a cycletrack.
* [http://www.viaje.curitiba.pr.gov.br/pontosturisticos/jardimbotanico.html Official Page]
* [http://www.curitiba-parana.net/parques/jardim-botanico.htm Information Page]
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