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Catacumba Park

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Address: Av. Epitacio Pessoa | Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone Number: (21) 2247-9949
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Fun activities for kids and a nice hike!

Off of Lagoa (you have to cross the bridge to get over the traffic), this is a free public park that has a short hike up to a nice lake view and then paid activities for kids and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2014
Tucson, Arizona

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Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

not really a place where pople would go, unless not with kids. But is nicely located in the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas area.

1 Thank mvq2014
Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Off of Lagoa (you have to cross the bridge to get over the traffic), this is a free public park that has a short hike up to a nice lake view and then paid activities for kids and adults: a zipline (small), two ropes courses (one for younger kids), and a small climbing wall. They also hold birthday parties there... More 

2 Thank jenrothg
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47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

The hike up to the lookout is a nice circut track that can be hot (like all of Rio) but at the top you rewarded with a nice breeze. Zip line and obstacle course looks great for kids and the climbing wall is one like you would expect in a city mall or REI (Maybe two routes with plenty of... More 

1 Thank Christy_McM
North Yorkshire, England
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173 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

A great way to spend an afternoon is heading to the lake and catacumba park (about a 15 minute walk from the middle of copacabana) - you can walk or cycle around the lake or hire peddle boats, and there is also a park for the kids. Then catacomba park is good for all ages, whether you want adventure or... More 

1 Thank sunseeker-kelly
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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25 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Great spot for couple fun hours around Lagoa. This park that used to be an Old Slam (favela) became a ridden little treasure. If you are planning to hang around the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas and are with kids or like adventures, you should stop by. With 2 tree rope courses (one for adults, one for small kids), zipline, climbing... More 

1 Thank Fred W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

You can't miss the track that go all the way up to the summit of the Sacopã rock. It has a amazing view of the lagoon, the "Dois Irmãos", the Gavea peak, Corcovado and many other mountains of the Rio de Janeiro skyline. The track is well signed and has informations about the history of the lagoon both in Portuguese... More 

1 Thank LucianoG
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

It is a pleasnt 20-35min walk up to the top of the hill, great to take kids and family. A great option for spending an afternoon then going down to the lagoon for a bite to eat and maybe a trip to the middle of the lagoon in one of the swan shaped boats they have for rent. There are... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Park is just next to Lagoa, a little walk from Ipanema or Copacabana beach. To get to the park you have to cross the bridge. Park is open until 5pm but they don`t let you walk up after 4pm. However if you are fit walking up does not take more then 10 minutes. There is 2 viewpoints, one with view... More 

Thank Andra079
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

This is a great place to go with the kids and the "grown ups" will enjoy it to. It's a Park right on the other side of Lagoa, very green and cool, even in a hot day. There are climbing walls, zip-lines and 2 levels of rope courses in the trees (arvorismo): an easy one for the younger ones and... More 

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Carrboro, NC
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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

This is a fantastic little park that is sadly ignored by most visitors to Rio. I think this is partly due to its slightly inconvenient location; it's not very close to most of the major attractions in Rio. (That said, it is within walking distance of the Cantagalo Metro station as well as many of the hotels in Copacabana/Ipanema.) Admission... More 

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