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Tijuca National Park

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Address: Estrada da Cascatinha 850 | Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20531-590, Brazil
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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You’ll find historical spots, spectacular views, a beautiful waterfall, a...

You’ll find historical spots, spectacular views, a beautiful waterfall, a small chapel and unusual trees in this dense, tropical national park, probably best explored by jeep tour.

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With monkeys roaming freely, many scenic view points, including the Chinese vista, and an abundance of flora and fauna, this park seems so far removed from the city of Rio.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

With monkeys roaming freely, many scenic view points, including the Chinese vista, and an abundance of flora and fauna, this park seems so far removed from the city of Rio.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took an amazing train ride up to the tope and back down. Very beautiful scenery. Weather was obviously a little cooler as we went up the mountain. I recommend using a guide as it can be hard to get tickets.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very fun and picturesque. I enjoyed seeing the park from many vantage points. I saw some great overlooks, the waterfall of course right by the road, and more. Serene and picturesque. More tropical than what I am of course used to in Colorado where I live, still a great chance to see the Park up close. People were all over... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This forest is Rio's secret treasure. A great place to visit to escape the city. Do ensure you visit "The Chinese Vista" for the very best photo of Rio. here you can capture Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf Mountain, The city, The Favelas, The beaches all in one photo.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled through the forest. The trees and creepers are beautiful and we saw wild Jack fruit in the trees

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful forest right in the city! We took a "Jeep Tour" and were able to see different sections from the Tijuca Forest, nice views of the city and if you're lucky you'll get to see some animals!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place! The scenery is amazing, natural showers, waterfalls, So much to look at. Tranquil and an amazing part of paradise in this beautiful City.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another must see location in the city, or at least the hills surrounding it. Promoted as the largest urban rain forest park in the world and it is as distant in feelfrom the city as you could imagine, a place of tranquility. Plenty of wildlife to be seen and experienced. Previously was a coffee plantation and has been replanted but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went tracking with the boys . Was a easy way up even got my special needs child . Boys had so much fun and we showered at one of the waterfalls which was a exotic experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wow. This is an incredible park in the middle of a large city. The drive through it was beautiful. We were sorry we could not spend more time and enjoy a hike or two or picnic.

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