Catacumba Park, Rio de Janeiro

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Designed as a sculpture park, Catacumba Park is also a tropical forest with many hiking trails under a lush canopy of native trees. You can always find cooler temperatures and a constant shade from the hot Brazilian sun here. After viewing sculptures in the lower section of the park, take a scenic trail up the hill, at top of which a panoramic view of the Lagoa district and the mountains of Dois Irmaos and Pedra da Gavea opens up. From here you can also see the iconic Christ the Redeemer Statue. This park was developed on the site of a former favela, and currently offers a number of adventures to visitors, from rock-climbing and rappelling, to zip-lining and canopy walks through the treetops. Arrange your visit to Catacumba Park and discover more family-friendly attractions in Rio de Janeiro using our Rio de Janeiro vacation generator.
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  • At the Parque da Catacumba revigoro my energy. I'm always there. In September celebrated the sixth anniversary of my son, with many radical activities for the kids. The view from up there is jaw-dropping.
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  • I have been in Rio more than 10 times and never went to this place. But it is worth the visit. There are some scenic trails where you will have some spetacular views of the city. Take care of the sun ...  more »
  • Where in the past there was a slum, with precariíssimos shacks stacked on the hillside, a wooded forest flourishes with several trails leading to the top of the Hill, from where you can enjoy beautiful views.
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