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Vista Chinesa

Estrada Dona Castorina, Alto Da Boa Vista | Parque Nacional Da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
+55 21 2492-2253
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Ranked #31 of 479 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Observation Decks/ Towers
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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

One of the best views of Rio... Breathtaking... How to go? Easiest and cheapest way is to walk from Botanic garden until the enrance of the Tijuca National Park and hitchiking :) Its just a 4km distance. You can even try to walk in the beautiful nature of Tijuca forest.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

From this point you can so all of the Zona Suda as well as the Christ. It is really breath taking. I personally walked up to this point (about 2 hours uphill), but it can also be done by bike or car. On the way up you follow a paved road, but it is almost always covered by trees, so... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Lots of tours take you here or you can cycle or walk to it. It is a bit of a slog so I would recommend a tour or taxi to get here. The view is spectacular and you can see both Christ and Sugar Loaf. There's not much to do around it but it is worth going to.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Even tho' the place is amazing and the view is breathtaking, please be aware it is dangerous, and that's the reason why it is always peaceful and with few - or none - tourists. The road to get there is really beautiful, but as a local, I'd recommend you not to go. It's not worthy running the risk of getting... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

I think this is the best view in rio. Better than Corcovado and better than sugar loaf. A must see. About half way up there is a waterfall on right side where you can stop and go for a swim. Then at the lookout, you have great views of Corcovado, Lagoa, ipanema, Copacabana, Centro, botafogo, flamengo, Leblon and niteroi in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This is perhaps one of the nicest views of Rio. It's kind of a hassle to get there, but it is well worth the effort. The Chinese monument at the spot is quite interesting, too.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

If you have an opportunity, you definetly should go there! This a great visual and a huge landscape to admire. You can see Rio as you can see in movies and others international remarks.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Great place to get a good view of Rio with much less crowds than you get at the Christ statue - if you are in town it's easy to get there by car and worth a visit

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

I took a cab to go to this attraction, the view is ok - not so much as you see at Cristo and Pão de Açúcar, or even at the Forte de Copacabana. But at least is free. But the time that you take to get in, and the price that you will have to pay for the driver ...... More

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Windhoek, Namibia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

If you want to enjoy the beautiful of Tijuca forest, don't miss this attraction. You will see a beautiful view of the main post card of Rio de Janeiro and enjoy nature. There is no fee for this attraction but the only terrible thing is that you have to take a taxi or go by car there. But it really... More

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