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Botanical Garden (Jardim Botanico)

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“palm trees”(86 reviews)
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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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Rua Jardim Botanico 1008 | Jardim Botânico, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22460-000, Brazil
+55 21 38741808
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a very lush garden, interesting smaller gardens e.g. the 'sense' garden while blind people could touch and feel and smell plants, a fantastic orchid garden which just brilliantly hued orchids - bright yellows and oranges; long row of royal palms soaring to the...More

Thank Arielruffian
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I guess this was an okay attraction, but it frankly didn't do all that much for me, although the famous palms were impressive. Perhaps I would have gotten more out of it with a guide?

Thank califcasl
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Gorgeous gardens, particularly notable selection of cacti, succulents and orchids. There is also a nice forest walk, very peaceful. We saw monkeys eating jackfruit and some birds too. We spent several hours walking around and enjoying the nature and calm after the busy streets! There...More

Thank starfruit85
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Rio is wonderful and great, but sometimes you would also like to escape from the busy atmosphere. In the Jardim Bôtanico you can do just that. What a great park/garden in the beautiful area with the same name. The park ia very well maintained and...More

Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a lovely botanical garden. It's well groomed and has lots of variety. Really no birds which was a disappointment but...

Thank Quilterwannabe
Reviewed 5 days ago

An excellent place to spend half a day. Lots of great trees and plants, not too busy and some birds to spot too. Coffee and cake to end the morning in the cafe was good.

Thank Modav2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled to the garden by taxi early morning and were glad we'd made that decision as on leaving the queue to enter was very long. Seniors enter for half price. It was lovely to wander here and it felt so calm. You are free...More

Thank 390allan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is surely an oasis in the midst Rio's busy city center. I'm glad my husband and I paid a visit during our trip to Rio. We almost skipped it because "it's just a garden" and we have a botanical garden back home in Chicago....More

Thank IBtraveling13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All I wanted to see in Rio was a toucan (my favourite back as a little one was Two Can Toucan) and my dream came true. It was an overcast day, but the peace in the gardens is magical and we thoroughly enjoyed it. The...More

Thank shefftrip
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was cold and cloudy and I had nothing to do so visited the gardens. I'm not that interested in plants and had hoped to see more willdife. I think the weather put the birds and monkeys off! It was also quite late and getting...More

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14 September 2018|
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Response from IBtraveling13 | Reviewed this property |
We saw a small cafe but never tried their food or drinks.
13 November 2016|
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Response from JoeDice | Reviewed this property |
it is now 15Reais!
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5 May 2016|
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Response from Giovanni L | Reviewed this property |
open on sundays, check jbrj gov br There are two ways in One from Rua Jardim Botanico rougly in front of Restaurant Rubayat, where the Epaço Tom Jobim is also located. The side entrance is in rua Pacheco Leao roughly in... More