The Chacrinha Park, in Copacabana, extends along the Ladeira do Leme, from Praça Cardeal Arcoverde to the old portico of the Leme stronghold, the fortress that controlled the access from Copacabana to Botafogo. The name of the conservation unit comes from the popular name “Chacrinha”, of “small farm in portuguese”.

It aims to preserve natural ecosystems of great ecological relevance and scenic beauty, enable scientific research to be carried out and provide for the development of environmental education and interpretation, recreation and contact with nature, and ecological tourism. Military ordinances from 1708 constituted this area as a defensive fortress and there are still traces of military occupation.

Area of ​​special interest for children and senior visitors, considering the easy access and places with toys and benches for rest and contemplation. You can see the ruins from the beginning of the 20th century, the paths of the mules used to transport food and water, the ruin of the oldest house in Copacabana, and in its immediate surroundings you can see the 18th century aqueduct in the military village of Babylon.


Rua Guimarães Natal, s/n - Copacabana
Rio de Janeiro - RJ


Tuesday to Sunday, from 8am to 5pm

Send by email

Sending message...