The Henrique Lage Park is a public park in the city of Rio de Janeiro, located at the foot of the Corcovado hill, at Rua Botanico Jardim. It has an area of more than 52 hectares and was listed by the National Historical and Artistic Heritage Institute (IPHAN), on June 14, 1957, as a historical and cultural heritage of the city of Rio de Janeiro. School of Visual Arts, managed by Oca Lage – Non-profit Social Organization. Since 2004, Lage Park is part of the Tijuca National Park, under the administration of the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation.
Beauty and attractiveness
Rio de Janeiro offers its residents and tourists an exuberant nature, along with the modernity of a great metropolis. The Park Lage, in turn, has not only its natural refinement, offering its visitors its beautiful forest, imperial palms, gardens built in the European molds, fountain and benches for a good moment of rest, as well as the refinement and Class architecture.
The Park also has an aquarium in mortar, which imitates rocks and tree trunks; Bridges, benches, kiosks and a grotto make up the artistic beauty of the park’s work. There are gravel roads that take visitors to certain places with abundant vegetation and a lake, the latter known as “Lake of the Ducks”.The Park is also a good place for children and for trail walkers. For the former, there are spaces with toys such as swings, seesaws and slides, and for sportsmen and women, the main attraction is the trail that leads to Corcovado, crossing the forests of the Tijuca National Park.