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Praca da Luz s/n, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01120-010, Brazil
(11) 3227-3545
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Parque da Luz is a small park just in front of Luz Railway Station and adjacent to a strange building of Museum Pinacoteca do Estado. Reportedly it is not a safe place after sunset but during the day it is visited by hundreds of people...More

Thank Tassaduqhussain51
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Unfortunately, this is one more example how a nice garden can be fade and destroyed when it is abandoned. What a pity for this park which was created during the colonial pariod and was opened to the public in 1825. There are native trees, some...More

Thank KaterinaBouza
Reviewed 27 January 2018

I lived my whole life in SP and never entered this park, as I always heard it was unsafe. Went on a local holiday and it was a very nice surprise, scultures, really old and beautiful trees, fountains and corettos. It's a pity that it's...More

Thank AmandaLee85
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Located in the same block of the Pinacoteca museum, it is nice to spend some time in this park. There is almost no green space in the downtown area of São Paulo. The park now has some big sculptures in the middle of century-old trees....More

Thank Travel_World63
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Next to the Luz Train Station, this park has lots of trees, small lakes and interesting art pieces and is easy to access. It is a nice place to relax from the noise and chaos of the city. It might be a little dangerous, so...More

Thank Priscila Y
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Attractive green space right next to the art gallery and train station - visit during the day and it's a relaxed walk.

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Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

It's a beautiful park, good for a walk or just relax. For who is not used with São Paulo might be afraid because the homeless but I have seen a lot of police officers there and felt safe. Also because I'm Brazilian and used with...More

Thank ju_rebeca
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The park itself is nice. There are some people that exercise and lot of homeless, junkies and prostitutes. Is little scary to walk outside of the park when it gets dark. Only one gate was open. All the other was locked, and I have to...More

Thank Sissy D
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Beautiful old park to the side of the Pinoteca. It is an older style, well maintained park that reminded me of the Botanical Gardens in Buenos Aires. To address the security concerns that have been raised, it's perfectly safe. Plenty of people walking around including...More

Thank mjetmore
Reviewed 25 August 2016

On a sunny day, the Parque da Luz is a beautiful relaxing place, with lots of greenery, fountains and a little stream in which there are fish and turtles. It also has lots of pieces of sculpture and modern and classical statues and plenty of...More

Thank Paulista668
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