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Botanical Garden (Jardim Botanico)

Open today: 12:00 - 17:00
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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Rua Jardim Botanico 1008, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22460-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This beautiful botanical gardens in the city of rio de janeiro, has imperial trees that are most exquisite. The special section of orchids is worth the visit.

Thank Julimanetto87
Reviewed 3 days ago

Truly, we only visited as it was part of our tour for the day. We would have preferred going back to the hotel earlier. Then again, gardens are not my cup of tea so anyone who has an interest will certainly enjoy it.

Thank Alisonzm
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A diverse species of plants to see. You get the feel of the forest in some parts. Little man made streams. Great to take kids. Beautiful paths to walk along. Some giant trees that you don’t see in other parts of the world. About 25...More

1  Thank Travis2110
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place is beautiful and really big, you could spend the whole day here looking at all the variety of plants, watching the monkeys at the tree tops and walking around or just chilling on the grass. On sunday morning they had a band playing...More

1  Thank vatralisica
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a garden, what a surprisingly vast and well organized gardens. With clean and neat paths, sculptures, running cold water from mountains to cool off your feet in, exotic plants and sculptures, Portuguese houses and items, restaurant good, cafe good, I visited twice and sure...More

Thank Mikael K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We expected a nice walk among beautiful surroundings. After 5 minutes my 8 year old son proclaimed, that he absolutelyloved the place.... “i thought this would be really boring”- small waterfalls everywhere, very well kept and clean, a lovely little playground with tons of monkeys,...More

Thank Cecilie C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good and calm place, the botanical blding itself not so intresting!! The gatden in yard is better for taking pics and walking,

Thank Ebad G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really beautiful botanical gardens with a range of areas with different plants. I don't know a lot about plants but they were all beautiful and I would definitely return here!

Thank Lois W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Botanical Gardens of Rio started by the King João VI of Portugal, who arrived in Brazil in 1808, is an absolute must visit after the mandatory Sugarloaf and Christ the Redeemer. The alley flanked with imperial palm trees and the orchid house are but...More

Thank masterhamlet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The botanical gardens are a must visit when in Rio de Janeiro. Make sure you make time if you want to see the entire grounds as it is quite extensive. There are plant species we never knew existed.

Thank Jacques v
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Response from JoeDice | Reviewed this property |
it is now 15Reais!
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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
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Response from rpcvtraveler75 | Reviewed this property |
I agree that morning is best as it can get hot. There are picnic tables in the children's park, but those fill up quickly and people leave their stuff there to claim a table. You can't sit on the grass outside of the... More