Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro

4.6
#2 of 106 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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  • Really big garden, beautifully designed, with nice fountains and the chance to see monkeys and other animals. There's an area with palm trees that is great for taking pics, and while you walk in the.....  more »
  • We visited here early on a Sunday morning and it felt like we had the place to ourselves for the first few hours. Lots of lovely areas to walk through and monkeys to see if you can find them. A nice.....  more »
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  • Super nice place, awesome vibe here. Very chilled and quiet atmosphere. Great to have a long walk or just hang out. Super relaxing and nice views. Great experience and not super crowded
  • A beautiful and peaceful place to go. A place to walk around and relax. You can see big trees and an amazing garden. There are some beautiful areas with some wildlife. The cactus and herb garden was good to see, along with the waterfall area. Take the time to stay there and appreciate the flowers and also nature.
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