Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden + Tijuca Forest | Regular service
The exuberance of the Botanical Garden is Rio inhabitants proud which preserves the past looking to the future. Besides viewing the reserve of about 6,500 species, you can explore the 54 acres. Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden
There are 6,500 species of plants, a nursery, a playground, the Museum of Environment and Space Tom Jobim.
Created on June 13, 1808 by D. John as “Aclimação Garden”, the Botanical Garden occupies a total area of 137 hectares, of which 55 are cultivated, called the arboretum, where are situated the scientific collections, natural, artistic and architectural large value. It is one of the ten most important parks in the world, besides being a natural living museum and national reference to botanical gardens across the country. It houses a collection of about eight thousand species of flora. The remaining area is until today the dense Atlantic Forest.
Officially titled Institute Botanical Garden Research of Rio de Janeiro, the space is multifunctional as it covers environmental conservation, education, culture, scientific research and environmental initiatives. The park has completed 200 years in June 2008, and in these two centuries, has undergone major changes, but without losing focus on research and conservation of biodiversity. Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden
About Rio de Janeiro
Due to its numerous facets, Rio de Janeiro the marvelous city, is the focus of the tourism industry in Latin America. Besides the incomparable natural beauty, its history and the contagious joy of its inhabitants helped to create a very special picture that reaches its highest point when it celebrates New Year’s Eve and Carnival.
The tourist looking for a place that also offers a sophisticated infrastructure of a modern city find everything he wants in Rio de Janeiro. The fact that the city is situated between a tropical rainforest and beaches, makes a variety of products offered in a single tourist destination.
Rio is a city of contrasts: the colonial architecture recalls the past while striking modern buildings provide a vision of the future. Two landmarks, real postcards are known worldwide: the Sugar Loaf and Christ the Redeemer statue. As a tourist destination, Rio does not depend of the seasons, since the climate is temperate all year and its attractions can be enjoyed almost any time of the year. Something is always happening in Rio – exhibitions, concerts, dance and music, sporting events. Rio is right on the beach and you will for sure spend sometimes either in the famous Copacabana or Ipanema beaches.
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