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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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If you have an extra few hours during your visit, I would recommend a visit to the Park. Important that you have a good guide and a tour company that specializes in Tijuca... read more

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you have an extra few hours during your visit, I would recommend a visit to the Park. Important that you have a good guide and a tour company that specializes in Tijuca National Park. The vegetation gives you a sense for the various kinds of flora and fauna present in a typical tropical forest of Brazil.

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Morristown, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A few waterfalls, small museum, and lots of flora. But if it's at all cloudy, you'll miss the the views of Rio. It's a long drive up and back from the city so you should allow at least 3-4 hours for a tour.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did this as part of the Big Dude Tour and saw enough to satisfy our curiosity. The park is beautiful and if we were coming back to Rio, I would plan to spend more time here. Easy to do on your own if you have transportation.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tropical park starts in the city of Rio de Janeiro and spreads out over Gavea high up. Dont miss the Vista Chinesa. If you are in shape do it by bike, stunning views

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely to see but the roads are very twisty. was busy when we were there but and enjoyable visit if u have extra time

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

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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Reviewed 13 March 2017

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

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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Reviewed 4 March 2017

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

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