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Botanical Garden (Jardim Botanico)

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Address: Rua Jardim Botanico 1008, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22460-000, Brazil
Phone Number:
2138741808
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08:00 - 17:00
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Mon 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sun 08:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Two 800-yard-long rows of towering royal palm trees are a highlight of this...

Two 800-yard-long rows of towering royal palm trees are a highlight of this massive garden containing thousands of plants and trees, including every variety of palm tree imaginable.

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Beautiful and relaxing

Jardim Botanico is located in a very central area in Rio, close to Gavea, Leblon, Lagoa, Humaitá and Botafogo. It's a beautiful and quite big which makes it perfect for a power... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Jardim Botanico is located in a very central area in Rio, close to Gavea, Leblon, Lagoa, Humaitá and Botafogo. It's a beautiful and quite big which makes it perfect for a power walk or a lazy stroll to better observe the plants and trees and small animals. There is also a park for children to play in and a nice... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

...nice place to spend some time in the shade...to relax from the noice on the streets. it's big and very nicely maintained.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The gardens are a perfect place to take some time out from the buzz of Rio and shade under the many beautiful trees. The gardens are large enough to spend at least 2/3 hours and contain a large variety of exotic plants and trees. I regard the gardens as one of the highlights of Rio.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Jardim Botanico is located walking distance from Leblon and Gavea and offers everything you need after a hectic day in the city. Take a walk in the cool and shady garden and relax. At the other end of the garden, to the Vista Chines side, there are an exit, go out and find some very nice coffeeshops and restaurants.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A must to visit if you love plants trees and greenery. Very large and open. Well established and beautifully looked after area. It also has a very nice coffe shop with good cakes!!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a nice way to spend a few hours enjoying the gardens, water features, and massive palms. If you are a student bring your ID for a 50% discount upon entry.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's nice, but basically only the palm walkway. Nice to hide under the hot sun ☀️ the rest garden for me was so so . 15 reals for a person, could be cheaper .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The botanical garden, created by D. Joao after the arrival of the royal family in 1808, bound for the culture of exotic plants brought from all over the world, is an unique park due its variety of species. Among them, we can find the Imperial Palm trees, water lilies, Red Wood trees (Pau Brasil), and more than 500 kinds of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I try to visit the botanical gardens of the cities which I go. You can see thousands of different plants here but while visiting this huge area if you need to go to a toilet you better not go. The flush does not work, it is very dirty, no hygiene at all. If you need to ask any information you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What we call the botanical garden of Rio de Janeiro is called by those who work there the arboretum. The research institution is the graduate school of tropical biology. It is a quiet place, good for a leisure stroll while marvelling at the myriad living shapes of the various plant collection, from insectivores to cacti, with amazingly large amazonian trees... More 

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