Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro

4.7
#2 of 103 in Parks in Rio de Janeiro
Noted for its collection of over 6,500 plants from all over the globe, historic Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro also houses Brazil’s largest botanical library. Distributed over an area of 54 hectares (133 acres) and utilizing several large greenhouses, the garden’s collection shelters many endangered and threatened species. The site also includes an important research center and an impressive collection of some of Brazil’s rarest plants. Located at the foot of the Corcovado Mountain, right below the right arm of the Christ the Redeemer statue, the garden is one of UNESCO’s protected biosphere reserves. Stop by to see over 140 species of bids, many of which have become accustomed to humans and are much easier to observe than in the wild. See Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro and all Rio de Janeiro has to offer by arranging your trip with our Rio de Janeiro visit planner .
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  • It is worth walking around. Too much to see beyond nature. Some old buildings, Orchard, Aquarium ... Care within the Aquarium, you can find morcegos...rs
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  • Place of wonderful vegetation, historical point, opportunity of wonderful photographs. Well signposted and organized
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  • The place is beautiful, enchanting landscapes and yields good pictures. I spent a very pleasant afternoon, several species of plants, monkeys and lots of nature.
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  • One of the most beautiful botanical gardens I have visited. It is well worth the entrance fee. The garden is well maintained and clean, the free map is not much of a help sometimes. The toilets isn't well marked which can be a bother if you don't speak Portuguese. The security personnel keep a watchful eye, and will quickly tell you if you not allowed to step on the grass.. all and all a wonderful day out
  • Simply a magical place. Tranquil and so looked after; personal favourite was the Atlantic forest walk where we spotted a monkey. Cactus exhibit is also great too. Lovely café restaurant outside the main entrance, a little pricey.
  • You like Botanical Gardens? You like it Huuge? This is the place to go. Spent easily 5Hrs just walking around, exploring all the fauna and flora in this Gem. Plenty of guidance and information boards and a beautiful Rosegarden with Orchids and more. You can also just search for apes and feed them Fruits
  • Beautiful and very quite. It's enjoyable to walk inside and see so many beautiful plants, and there are lots of impressive and particular corners. Take at 1 to 2 hours
  • Definitely worth a visit for plant lovers. The place is huge and well-maintained. Much of it is park-like, with fountains and shady groves of trees, and there are several greenhouses and structures as well. I particularly enjoyed the bromeliads and the lily pond. The food and drinks on the cafe onsite are wildly overpriced, so I would recommend bringing your own water, and eating elsewhere.
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