This corner is one of the best guarded secrets in Ibirapuera Park - perfect to practise your rollerblading and skateboarding!
Skate your socks off!
Amongst Ibirapuera Park's secrets you will find a corner perfect to watch or practise your rollerblading and skateboarding. Marquise do Ibirapuera reopened to the public in 2012 after several years of alterations to resolve water infiltration and improve the asphalt and lighting problems. You can identify this place by its geometrical shape amongst a jungle of palm trees. The building, designed by famous architect Oscar Niemeyer in the 1950s and spanning out almost 27,000 square metres, has a lower platform specially-equipped for rollerblading acrobatics. The park has established specific times for skaters, lanes for cyclists and pedestrian zones in order to avoid possible accidents. If you bring you skateboard along or want to compete with the city's experts in this sport, Marquise do Ibirapuera is the place for you.