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“Worth the stop on the way to the Christ”
Review of Boticario Square

Boticario Square
Rio de Janeiro
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139 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Worth the stop on the way to the Christ”
Reviewed September 10, 2012

It is a smal square , fairly well preserved with houses from the 19th century. It is worth a stop on the way to Dona Marta and the Corcovado.

Visited July 2012
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Rio de Janeiro
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“Beautiful old location, where you can get a glimpse of colonial Rio”
Reviewed January 20, 2012

But it is good for a 10 minute visit only and there is nothing nearby on walking distance. However, it is on the way to the Corcovado.

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Rio de Janeiro
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85 reviews
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“Beautiful old architecture.”
Reviewed January 15, 2012

An apparently very old little square in a quiet neighborhood in Rio.
But the houses were actually built less than a century ago, designed to look much older than they are. But it works. The result is great. A peaceful place, very close to the busy Corcovado Railway station. Too bad the place smells no good, thanks to a nearby sewage canal, once a quiet stream.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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186 reviews
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“Nice place to stop and take a couple pictures”
Reviewed December 27, 2011

THey have the facade of 6 old houses showing how rich Cariocas (Rio de Janeiro Locals) used to live in the past. Just takes 3 minutes to see everything and the place is close to the boarding area to the Corcovado Mountain train.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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“Bucolic small square between trees and old colonial houses.”
Reviewed September 2, 2011

Amazing colonial style small square, surrounded by rainforest and houses of the XVII and XVII. A pleasant haven, . However, due to its wilderness location, avoid it at night. Indeed, it is more beautiful by early afternoon. A river runs beneath the refuge, giving a bucolic air to the place.

Visited October 2010
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