December 8, 2022

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Satyo Burley in Rio is a UNESCO World Heritage Site Rio de Janeiro

The legacy of the Brazilian landscape that created the concept of the modern tropical garden, became Cetio Burley Marx The World Heritage of Mankind. Authorization granted a UNESCO Group This Tuesday (27).

407,000 square meters, Cetio Burley Marx is located in Barra de Curatiba, In the western region of Rio and is a collection of more than 3,500 species of tropical and subtropical plants.

“Cetio Roberto Burley Marx is a ‘creating laboratory’ created for botanical performance and natural experiments, which helped to create a new paradigm in the field of landscaping, the modern tropical garden”, space director Claudia Storeino

Collection of more than 3 thousand items

In addition to gardens, plant nurseries, seven buildings and six lakes, there is also a museum collection of the Burley Marx property. More than three thousand products, Cusco, created by collections of pre-Columbian, sacred and Brazilian popular art.

As recorded by IPHAN, this site is Burley Marx’s largest and most important work, and receives 30,000 visitors a year. Internationally recognized as one of the most important landscapes of the 20th century, Roberto Burley Marx lived on the site between 1973 and 1994.

There were Has been collecting plants from different parts of the world for over 45 years, Some are in danger of extinction. An entire group targeting the World Heritage title was also recently subjected to a request.

The result is the result of an alliance signed between Iban and the nonprofit civil society Intermusius (ASCIP). The request started in October 2018 and was completed in February 2021.

The site is classified as a special unit of IPHAN, which is a special secretariat for culture and a federal authority affiliated with the Ministry of Tourism.

“This brand establishes a commitment to maintaining the exceptional values ​​that make up this important place for all of humanity. Our mission is to preserve this place for future generations to learn and cultivate knowledge about nature, nature, art and botany,” said Larisa Pixoto, President of Iban.

The ceremony took place in Fuzhou, China, the meeting place of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Committee. Initially, the meeting was scheduled for 2020, but was postponed due to the Govt-19 epidemic.

The process of creating the nomination began in 2015 with the inclusion of the Brazilian Index in the World Heritage List. The final document of Satyo Burley Marx was presented to UNESCO in January 2019. This document preserves the value of the property as a botanical and natural laboratory.

In 2019, the International Monuments and Sites Council (ICOMOS) undertook an evaluation work on the site. The visit was the final statement in support of the World Heritage Committee’s analysis.

Visit to Burley Marks site

Due to the epidemic, visits take place in small groups from Tuesday to Saturday. The use of masks, hand hygiene, alcohol gel and distance is mandatory.