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“Views amazing!”
Review of Vista Chinesa

Vista Chinesa
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Tijuca Rain Forest Jeep Tour from Rio de Janeiro
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“Views amazing!”
Reviewed March 22, 2013 via mobile

This is probably one of the best views you can get in Rio. Well worth the trip up there. We travelled in a jeep up there, but you can walk (if brave!), cycle (if braver!) or drive up. There seemed to be work going on at the place so there was a bit of scaffolding up there at the time of the visit, but this did not spoil the view. No entry costs involved aswell.

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“Unparalled view of Rio”
Reviewed March 17, 2013

You will need to drive or, if you are in shape, take your bike, to reach Vista Chinesa. You will not find even street vendors there - it is just the view. But then it will probably be THE view to be remembered. Make sure to drive a little further to the Emperor Table. Both attractions are located inside the Tijuca forrest, which is also worth the visit.

Visited January 2013
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“Simply wonderful”
Reviewed March 7, 2013 via mobile

It is totally worth to go to vista chinesa. The way it is wonderful and the view it's amazing. You will see the Cristo Redentor, ipanema and Copacabana beach and much other things.

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“a different view but nothing special”
Reviewed February 27, 2013

It's a different point of view of Rio from this spot, but certainly not as dramatic as Corcovado or Sugarloaf. If you've gone to both, Vista Chinesa is not really a must go.

Visited February 2013
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“Great View”
Reviewed February 22, 2013

This was one of the stops on the Tijuca Forest tour, which was an add-on to the favela tour.

The gazebo and surrounding area are very nice, but the view is what you come for. This is a very nice complement to the view from Sugar Loaf, since you can see the other side of Rio which is partially hidden from Sugar Loaf. We saw toucans and lizards, among other wildlife.

Worth seeing, but don't go too far out of your way since you won't stay here more than 20 minutes or so.

Visited January 2013
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