The concrete park
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Why locals love it
Minhocão (the big earthworm) is a busy and crowded elevated highway, downtown São Paulo. But between 9:30pm-6:30am and all day on Sundays and holidays, the highway is closed to car traffic and it changes completely. The 3.5km of concrete turn into a kind of park, where children play, people run and even parties and special events happen.
Why you should visit it
It's definitely an interesting place of the city - and if you manage to see it in a busy day versus a holiday you'll be surprised with the diference. Two opposite sides of São Paulo, one of the many sites in town where you can see and feel its contradictions.
Rent a bicycle and ride it up and down, enjoying the old and beautiful architecture around.
Minhocão - Elevado Costa e SilvaElevado Costa e Silva