In 1843, the field was a large swampy area and, around 1850, it was landfilled with ground stone and was then called Campo de D. Pedro. The current name is related to the birth of the neighborhood, and it is named after the Church of São Cristóvão, which had been built there.
Address: s/n, Pavilhão de São Cristóvão - Campo de São Cristóvão - São Cristóvão
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Thursday from 10am to 6pm (free entrance) / Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10am (Friday) to 9pm (Sunday) (box office entry)
Phone: (21) 2580-5335
Image Credits: Alexandre Macieira