Moinhos de Vento Park

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Moinhos de Vento Park
Moinhos de Vento park, 18 Nov 2016.jpg
The park on a Sunday afternoon
TypeUrban park
LocationMoinhos de Vento, Porto Alegre
Coordinates30°01′39″S 51°12′03″W / 30.02750°S 51.20083°W / -30.02750; -51.20083Coordinates: 30°01′39″S 51°12′03″W / 30.02750°S 51.20083°W / -30.02750; -51.20083
Area11.50 hectares (0.1150 km2)[1]
Created1972; 47 years ago (1972)[1]
StatusOpen all year

Moinhos de Vento Park (Portuguese: Parque Moinhos de Vento, literally "Windmills Park"), popularly known as Parcão (literally "Big Park"), is a well-known park in Porto Alegre. It is located in the Moinhos de Vento neighborhood.

The park structure consists of soccer, tennis and volleyball fields, gym equipment, a playground, a kids library, a pond with fish, turtles and ducks, a playground, and a replica of an Azorean windmill.[1] The park also features a monument commemorating Castelo Branco.


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