Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro

4.7
#2 of 108 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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  • After stopping at Parque Lage we went walking to the botanical garden, we paid half entry 7.50. THE place is wonderful!!! Go with time lol The park is also an excellent place for birdwatching, as it has more than one hundred different species in the canopy and trunks of its trees. It's worth a visit ☺️
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  • The Jardim Botanical with more than 200 years of history offers the visitor a beautiful experience of the plant diversity of Brazil. Organized in different percelas, and with a recommended tour indicated in the golletteyy that they deliver at the entrance, you will discover different gardens (Japanese, Mexican, rosedales, orchid and an exclusive space of cacti). It is easy to arrive, with several public transport lines that leave you at the door. The entrance leaves fifteen real and the average visit time is two hours. It has a space with games for children, restaurant, museum and gift. It is an excellent option for a day when you want to do something other than the beach. This garden is an emblem of the city of Rio and without a doubt a mandatory stop.
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  • Huge! Good price for what you get. Easy to get to on a bus or “surface metro”. We saw a ton of monkeys!!!!! That was the best. Nice bromeliads. Cool amazonian trees. Wish there were more orchids though
  • Probably the most beautiful park in Rio. Not ideal for children since there's a lot of walking, so they'll most likely get bored and tired. The kids playground is laughable - for the 15 reais you pay when you enter Jardim Botânico , you'd expect something much better. Overall, a good place to spend the afternoon with your significant one and take some photos.
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