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Tijuca National Park

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Address: Estrada da Cascatinha 850 | Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20531-590, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 21 2491 1700
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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You’ll find historical spots, spectacular views, a beautiful waterfall, a...

You’ll find historical spots, spectacular views, a beautiful waterfall, a small chapel and unusual trees in this dense, tropical national park, probably best explored by jeep tour.

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excellent example of what is left from the original Atlantic jungle

A must for rio. just rent a car and get lost in the winding strees and enjoy the lush vegetation everywhere. A paradise !

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A must for rio. just rent a car and get lost in the winding strees and enjoy the lush vegetation everywhere. A paradise !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked with Rio Maximo and had a great experience with Adriano. He is knowledgeable about the flora and fauna in the park and went above and beyond to ensure that all guests enjoyed the experience to the utmost. It is refreshing when a tour guide NEVER makes even the slightest mention of tipping, which perhaps made us even more... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a taxi to Vista Chinesa and then hiked upwards following the Yellow Boot to Mesa do Imperador, where we were followed by a clan of aggressive and hungry monkeys. We gave them some bananas in exchange for photos... fair trade. From there we went up higher to Morro do Queimado before taking an alternate path down the mountain.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a part in a city! stunning and amazing. if you are only a short time in Rio then see it on the way the statue of Christ. if you manage to stay longer in the city, spend a whole day there. relaxing but stunning.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are not many cities in the world than can have a tropical forest within their city limits and Rio has it. The forest itself is a pleasant visit but as it leads to Christ the redentor it makes it a must do visit. If you can spend some time it is great

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A "must-see" place due to the great views of Rio. Best to go with a guide who can tell you about the history of the place. Be sure to go on a clear day, on a cloudy day you'll miss the view

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From any part of the city you see the mountains that are part of the National Park. Good for running, riding bikes, or walking. You can take children with you, if they can walk for at least 40 minutes going up. It's possible to enter the forest with cars, but I would recommend not to. The cars may cause an... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove here with a guide that lives in the area and although it has some beautiful vista's it was not what we expected. We did do one short trail but it seemed that the best way to see the park is to just drive on the road. There was little to see in the way of wildlife, hardly any... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed visitng Tijuca National park while in Rio.It is a peaceful and tranquil place right in the city.There are many species of plants ,birds etc to view.The view of Rio from chinese pavellion is great.We went in a car to different vewing areas but can hike also .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took an organised Jeep tour via hotel and it was worth it. Amazing to learn the history of the area. Great tour guide engaged us all. Stunning waterfalls and such clean air.

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