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Sitio Roberto Burle Marx

Estrada De Guaratiba 2019 | Barra De Guaratiba, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 23020-240, Brazil
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The 100-acre home of Brazil’s celebrated landscape designer reveals over 3,500 plant species, his collection of folk and other art, and whimsical touches throughout.
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Estrada De Guaratiba 2019 | Barra De Guaratiba, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 23020-240, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a wonderful place to visit, with spectacular work and an amazing space. It's far form the city but you can still get there using public transportation and it's totally worth it. Make sure to book it first or you might get there and find...More

Thank FernandaTelles
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

This is the home and land of the famous designer. Most of his public or private gardens for patrons feature striking curved lines, native plants, and complex rhythms. However here space at home he designed the whole landscape. You walk in what looks at first...More

1  Thank davkolb
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

A hidden jewel, this is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Rio. Far from downtown Rio, the distance means nothing when you see yourself in Burle Marx home, when you realize how much he knew and loved about nature, plants, life... Also,...More

Thank vivi_vai
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

I went to the museum during the Olympics where it was free, I think it cost about 10 Brazilian Reals to visit, you could get lost in all of Mr Marx artwork collections and painting is an experience, his life story is very important to...More

Thank Jody3033
Reviewed August 25, 2016

At least, it used to be wonderful when the muncipality used to provide some funds. It used also to be open all days. I have not been there for a year, and I heard one has now to book visits to at least a group....More

Thank Luiz P
Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

I've tried to book this tour a couple of times, when it has shown available. If this operator does not accept solo travellers it needs to reflect this in the overview.

Thank Ma S
Reviewed July 25, 2016

But for Marcos Serraoo of RioActiveTours, I'd never have visited this wonderful garden. I had done several thoroughly enjoyable trips with RioActiveTours, when Marcos, knowing I was a forester, recommended a trip to the gardens. WOW!!! Talk about being blown away when we arrived. Entering...More

Thank Irishtreeguy
Reviewed January 8, 2016

Great tour. I'm from Rio and recommend it to those who enjoy nature and landscape. The guide is competent and knows the place, its history and the species of plants that are there. Then we can enjoy lunch at the various restaurants there are in...More

2  Thank maurobrito
Reviewed November 4, 2015

A delightful house and garden about an hour and half by car from Rio, but well worth the trek. Roberto Burle Marx, was one of the most influential and important land scape designers of the last century. Entrance is by appointment only and you will...More

Thank bob557
Reviewed September 11, 2015

The house is perfectly kept as the garden, you can feel the vision of Roberto in the garden organisation. the guide was very nice and friendly.

Thank HubertFrerot
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Is there still a collection of begonias on the property?
February 26, 2017|
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Response from vivi_vai | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, you should ask them. There's a phone number where you can get more accurate information.
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Olá! Alguém sabe me informar quanto tempo de permanência é recomendado para visitar este sítio? Obrigada!
February 11, 2017|
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Response from Wanguita | Reviewed this property |
Obrigada! Fui hoje com minha mãe e foi maravilhoso! Dia de semana é mais calmo.
Fiona H
Please advise how we can book a visit here in advance, what days and times are available and at what price. Thank you. Fiona
January 28, 2015|
Response from Travel_World63 | Reviewed this property |
You need call their office to book in advance a guided tour. One or two days before the visits it is fine. There are 2 tours every day (morning and early evening) of around 90 minutes visits. They can speak English and... More