Bosque Alemão, Curitiba, Brasil. Commemorative park in honor of the city's German immigrants. This is the cottage of the old crone who tells stories to children who visit her. The park also features a walk through "German woods" with the story of Hansel and Gretel illustrated along the way.
Curitiba is now the most populous city in the southern region of Brazil, with 1.8m inhabitants. The area welcomed a huge contingent of Germans, Italians, Ukrainians and Polish. These traits are noticeable in such city landmarks as the Santa Felicidade neighbourhood, with its first-class Italian cantinas; the Bosque Alemão (German Wood) and the Ukrainian church replica at fabulous Tingui Park