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Jardim do Nego

RJ-130, Km 55, Nova Friburgo, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(22) 2543-2253
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Great artist

Took my brother and his wife who were visiting from UK. We were all very impressed with this open... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2016
noelbeatles
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nova Friburgo,rj
Incredible handmade monuments

"Jardim do Nego" or Nego´s Garden is the brainchild of Geraldo Simplício, the "Nego" a talented... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2016
Fred_Cosato
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Campos dos Goytacazes, RJ
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Oct 18, 2016
“Great artist”
Jul 28, 2016
“Incredible handmade monuments”
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RJ-130, Km 55, Nova Friburgo, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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(22) 2543-2253
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Took my brother and his wife who were visiting from UK. We were all very impressed with this open air art gallery. We were met by Nego himself who is all also an artist at receiving visitors. At the end of our visit Nego played...More

Thank noelbeatles
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

"Jardim do Nego" or Nego´s Garden is the brainchild of Geraldo Simplício, the "Nego" a talented multimidia artist that started his body of work in 1969. There you can find represented myths and legends from the Brazilian culture. Nego is also a very nice and...More

Thank Fred_Cosato
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

By carving and building his pieces around the hillside of his property, Nego manages to balance art with nature. Huge in size and with various different themes, it is quite an varied range of work which needs constant maintenance to remain the way it is....More

Thank Gabriel B
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

My entire family was mesmerized by the works of Nego. Even my 13 year old son and 15 year old daughter loved seeing these sculptures. I spent over an hour talking one on one with Nego and learned about the spiritual power that inspires his...More

Thank Andrew R
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Reviewed 6 July 2014

The gallery is his gardens, the works of art are carved in the hills, it's incredible! If you're lucky and he's home, he is a very nice and welcoming person.

Thank SimoneGadi
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Reviewed 29 July 2012

Jardim do Nego (Nego's garden) is a open art gallery exposing the results of a local artist who creates amazing figures carved in the soil of his own garden. Beautiful place to see...

2  Thank Carlos_H_Ismerio
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