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Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro

Categories: Historic Sites, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 3,800+ reviews on the web
Get away from tourists and enjoy old-style colonial Brazil at Parque Lage, a public park at the foot of the Corcovado Mountain. Spanning 52 hectares (128.4 acres), the park was designed in 1840 by an English landscaper. Take one of the many walking trails in the subtropical forest with imperial palm trees, and enjoy spotting monkeys and toucans resting in the treetops. A stately colonial-style building with a tranquil courtyard pool dominates the park: once an old sugar mill, the structure now houses an art school. Visit caves, little ponds, and an artificial island, and have a picnic in the quiet, exotic setting. Check out the art or a music performance, or savor a coffee and snack inside the mansion. Plan your visit to Parque Lage and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Rio de Janeiro travel itinerary planner.
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  • Take a morning and go meet the Lage Park, surrounded by greenery. A well-kept Park and safe, children can run and play. I really like the place to photograph, read a good book in a neighborhood tree and dating. It's in the Botanical Garden and pond, there are several bus lines, have Diner, and parking. A ride for all ages.
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  • Lage Park is situated in the heart of the South zone of Rio de Janeiro, but once a person enters and begins to walk has the impression of not being in an urban area. Very Woody, with caves and fish tank and even shark pups, is a pleasant and suitable for hanging out with family, friends, dating or taking the kids. The school of Visual Arts is a "plus" with the ancient and imposing building. There you will find restaurant for snacks or meals.
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  • Great place for photos and family ride, a very quiet ride for those who want to relax and do some great pictures to book! Super indico!
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  • We were very positively surprised about this magical parque. Imho the best place to start your walk/climb up to Christ the Redeemer. But don't forget to buy your tickets in advance. It's not possible to buy them at the entrance.
  • This place is the Parque Lage is connected with the memory of the city. The eclectic character of its architecture ally to the rich lifestyle of the ones who lived there reflects the spirit of a epoch, where the social life of the city happen in places like the Palacete dos Lage lounges. Since that period is still possible to find in the Parque Lage some ruins of the antique sugar mill that existed there. This values justified the tipping of the green zones and the architecture constructions besides it were declared by the IPHAN as a landscape, environment and cultural patrimony in 1967
  • Lovely place to walk around !! Amazing view to Christ !! Rest and read a book !!! Having a coffee or lunch would be a plus !!! They should charge 5 reais at least !!! To help the maintenance ,,,,, because really need some work !!! At put some NO SMOKE SIGNS INSIDE !!! Amazing how people can be selfish smoking in such a blessed nature spot !!!
  • Beautiful with stunning views of Corcovado. Really nice place for wander and picnic. The mansion was closed for the Olympics but looks cool.
  • Ótimo contato com a natureza!
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