Bairro da Zona Sul Rio de Janeiro, Flamengo makes the currency Botafogo, Laranjeiras with Catete, and and has as main reference to beach and Aterro doFlamengo.
Flamengo District of has already been one of the regions Rio de Janeiro. 's most valued even today we can see the imposing buildings were built on its shore. With the expansion of the city toward the zone zul and West and the arrival of the subway in 1979, the neighborhood became popular with middle class profile.
Some of the notable points of the neighborhood are Oi Futuro, Cultural Centre the Oduvaldo Viana Filho, but Cultural Centre known Flamengo, Castelinho as of and Brigadeiro Eduardo Gomes, Park also called Landfill ofFlamengo.
Flamengo Landfill of began to be built in the early 20th century, and stretched across it. At the beginning it was a landfill for the construction of a Grand Avenue. After yet another landfill for more streets and a park, to celebrate the 400 years of the city, called the ParkFlamengo.
The work gave new contours to the neighborhood. Flamengo Beach was indented and raceways of landfill gave ares of modernity to the region. On Sundays the runways are closed for the outdoor leisure of cariocas. Bicycles, roller skates, ropes and balls occupy the streets and basketball courts and soccer around the landfill.