Boticario Square, Rio de Janeiro

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Boticario Square is a historical location that provides an educational glimpse of how Rio was during the colonial times: a small city square and large fairly well preserved houses surrounded by lush vegetation, with a river running on the edge of the square. This tranquil square is close to Christ the Redeemer entrances and the Corcovado railway station. You can take a brief walk through it while you are waiting for a train departure. To visit Boticario Square and get the most from your holiday in Rio de Janeiro, create itinerary details personal to you using our Rio de Janeiro trip generator.
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  • June 8, 2017
    Although the place is beautiful and a back to the past. Do not recommend! The day I went had a family there, where the older children asked to charge us a "small contribution" and the same were following us everywhere. Me and my friends we were visibly uncomfortable and obviously don't pay. A pity!
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  • April 19, 2017
    Very little known even of the natives of the city but when you go to the Corcovado worth stopping by.
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  • April 12, 2017
    Wedged in the Cosme Velho neighborhood, near the Church of St. Jude, the Largo do Boticário is a relic lost in the city. Old and beautiful buildings but could be in a better state of preservation. is the old River in the 21st century.
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