Considered among the best urban parks in the world, Ibirapuera Park São Paulo is a beautiful and peaceful space in the middle of the hustle and bustle of this cosmopolitan city. With impressive architecture and beautiful landscaping, Ibirapuera is a place that every tourist in the city must visit, whether visiting many museums or relaxing biking around the lake. This is a brief history of the most famous park in São Paulo.
If a city park is usually synonymous with trees and wooden benches, then it is different from Ibirapuera Park in Brazil. This city park is probably the only one in the world that has a planetarium. Cool!
Ibirapuera Park is in the City of Sao Paulo with a total area of 221 hectares. The park, which has existed since 1954, has facilities in the form of sports, cultural, museum, and even musical performance stages. One more thing you might not expect, this city park has a planetarium!
Looked at the Ibirapuera Park official site, the planetarium in the city park was named the Aristotelian Orsini Planetarium. His name was taken from Aristotle Orsini who is a scholar of physics and astronomy who died on July 27, 1998, in Sao Paulo.
Investigate a calibration, he also built the planetarium in Ibirapuera Park. The planetarium was built in 1957 with the aim of becoming a place to study communities and students in Brazil about astronomy.
The planetarium room is quite large. There is an exhibition hall that explains in full about astronomy, such as knowledge of the solar system, galaxies to the history of planet Earth. There is also room for a study designed by Associacao de Amadores de Astronomia (AAA), a kind of association of astronomers in Sao Paulo.
In that room, training or seminars are usually held. In the center, there is a large room to watch simulations of the arrangement of stars and celestial bodies. Remember, the information presented is in Portuguese.
The Aristotelian Orsini Planetarium in Ibirapuera Park is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10:00 to 19:00 local time. On Monday the planetarium was closed for treatment. Fun, free entry! Ibirapuera Park has become one of the coolest urban parks in the Latin American region. Tourists who come here can jog, relax, watch music shows or study astronomy at their planetarium.