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This inner city lake is a great place to walk around, admire the new stadium, have a meal at a very good on site restaurant and take pictures of the ''Candomblé'' goddess that are on display in the water close to the shoreline.
For lovers of walking, jogging or running, this is a good size lake full of beautiful trees and scenes. It is stunning and refreshing to go around all the lake, it may take a couple of hours depending on the speed but you will love...More
great weekend location
or late afternoons in summer months
walks around the dique
you will see orixa (african deity) art statutes, fonte nova soccer stadium, 2 restaurants (steak house and pizza), paddles boats available for rental
I was all alone as I walked around the Dique. Within a kilometer or so, there are lots of homeless camps (drug addicts, perhaps?) I really wanted to get a few pictures of the Orixás (African/Candomblé goddess statues) in the lake. I got some photos,...More
...to find a geocache, but the cache was missing. Instead we found a really nice looking neighbourghood by the small lake. We went there during the daylight and felt beign "safe" there, but obviously this isn't always so.
I took the opportunity to walk around the whole of Dique de Tororo before one of the World Cup games as it is close to the South entrance of the stadium. In parts particularly near the stadium it is a very nice walk, but the...More
I was robbed at gunpoint with my husband and my parents. No one did anything. Policy was close by. Lost all of our pictures after an entire month in Brazil. There's a great pizzeria right there, by the water. Beautiful scene at night - will...More