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Reviewed 3 days ago

The place is very beautiful, the views are excellent. It is not advisable for people without very good physical condition: there are stairs and more stairs

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AlejandroLB
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Parque das Ruinas is a rather manicured ruin of a villa once inhabited by a Rio de Janeiro socialite in Santa Teresa - once posh, now bohemian. It offers great views over the old city. There is also a small gallery and somebody organised...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

Parque das Ruinas is a nice place to visit if you want to have a different view of the city other than the one from the Sugarloaf and the Cristo statue. The building is beautifully preserved and it has a very interesting architecture with a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AttilaL017
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Once the home of a Rio socialite, the ruins of this home have been preserved as a "park". You can get spectacular views of the downtown Rio from the top. Worth spending a bit of time to marvel at the architecture and the surrounding nature.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tlagyn
Reviewed November 6, 2018

I've been to Parque das Ruinas twice. At first to know the place with friends, when enjoying the Bonde de Santa Teresa trip. The view is very beautifull and give ou nice pictures. On November 2nd, this year, I've been there for the Día de...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank kekows
Reviewed September 14, 2018

If the weather is not great (clouds) to visit the CHRIST / Corcovado, and/or if you do not have much time, you can have great views of Northern, central and south parts of Rio from here. If you have time, visit also the Museum (next...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Happiness714516
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth the walk up or even take a taxi ride to the “park”. It’s not really a park, but has plenty of room to walk around the outside and inside of the old house ruins. Great view of Rio in all directions.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank wasec2015
Reviewed January 22, 2018

This is a great place to visit. Excellent view of Rio, historical building with great architecture (ruins, but nice to see).

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank fernandogS7861VO
Reviewed December 3, 2017

How the city has kept the ruins yet restored them is a thing of pure beauty. The fact that it's still ruins leads you to the history of the building. The views from the balcony are gorgeous, and the basement has an art gallery. I...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Jen H
Reviewed November 14, 2017

if you go to rio, cant miss thhis place. Good to go with kids, huge space with circus and outdor fair on weekend, theather. cinema, great place to take photos, old house, protected by the authorities. Great view of the city

Date of experience: November 2017
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Santa Teresa
Santa Teresa is a bohemian enclave hosting many local
artists’ studios. The narrow, winding streets of this
neighbourhood were revitalised years ago, and visitors
can now stroll through this area to view magnificent
mansions dating back to the late 19th and early 20th
century. A highlight not miss: Museu Chacará do Céu, a
former mansion turned museum which houses works by
prominent Brazilian modern artists.
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