Passeio Publico, Rio de Janeiro
(2.3/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web)
A public park in the historic center of Rio de Janeiro, Passeio Publico was the first landscaped park in Brazil. Enter through the entrance gate with the effigies of the Kings of Portugal, and take the pathway to enjoy the baoba trees planted during colonial period, fountains, sculptures, and decorative granite pyramids. The park was built in 1783 but was recently renovated. To visit Passeio Publico on your trip to Rio de Janeiro, use our Rio de Janeiro vacation planner.
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  • Park on the street of the same name, in the city centre. Is a óasis of tranquility amid the noise and heat inclement that does in a few months on the river. Around or near restaurants, cinemas, theaters, bookstores. It is near Cinelândia subway station.
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  • The Park is small and lies in the central region of Rio de Janeiro. Unfortunately, like most of the Central parks of the capital's unkempt.
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  • The first public park in the country. Created by d. João VI with the arrival of the Royal family in 1808. Simple, interesting among other attractions of the historic centre of the river. Has the activity programming alternatives worth checking out.
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