Volta Redonda is one of the main cities of Rio de Janeiro. It is also the cradle of industrialization in Brazil and main city of the Médio Paraíba Fluminense.

Tourism

Volta Redonda is a city that owns a predominant commercial and business tourism. Among the main points and owner equipment are highlighted:

ILHA SÃO JÕAO (SÃO JÕAO ISLAND)

One of the biggest event pavilions in the south of Rio de Janeiro region, with an infrastructure to receive several events of leisure and business exhibitions such as FEIMMERJ- Feira Estadual da Indústria Metal Mecânica (Statewide exhibition of the Metal Mechanic Industry), the Médio Paraíba Negócios (Medium Paraíba Business), Expo Agro and Feira da Primavera (Spring Fair).

CITY ZOO

With a green area of 150 thousand squared meters, it is also known as Horto Municipal (Municipal Garden), it relies on four hundred animals of a hundred different species, a lake with pedal boats and infant theme parks, with mazes, animal sculptures and a Maria- Fumaça structure (Maria Fumaça train structure), a very well utilized train in the loading and passengers transportation at the beginning of the city building.

PARQUE DA PEDREIRA (STONE QUARRY PARK)

Next to Ilha São João, it is already contemplated and a park designed by the well known architect Jaime Lerner will be built, named Parque da Pedreira. Soon, the park will attract great events to the city.


Endereço: Praça Sávio Gama, 53 – bairro Aterrado – Volta Redonda – CEP: 27215-620
TEL: (24) 3339 9132 FAX: (24) 3339 9117 E-Mail: smdet@epdvr.com.br