Artificial Beach Opens at Parque Madureira in Rio’s Zona Norte

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes, helped to officially inaugurate the new recreational area of Praia de Rocha Miranda in Parque Madureira located in the city's Zona Norte (North Zone) on Monday, October 12th. Planned as an artificial beach, the five hundred square kilometer area features sand, three waterfalls, or platforms with cascading water, and a pool with water approximately ten centimeters in depth.

"This is a pleasure, to deliver this [park] and to give this quality space to the people of Zona Norte" Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?