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Sitio Roberto Burle Marx

Estrada De Guaratiba 2019 | Barra De Guaratiba, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 23020-240, Brazil
+55(21)2410-1412
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The 100-acre home of Brazil’s celebrated landscape designer reveals over 3,500 plant species, his collection of folk and other art, and whimsical touches throughout.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Estrada De Guaratiba 2019 | Barra De Guaratiba, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 23020-240, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

The trip to these gardens and buildings is worth the time. This old 17th century plantation was restored and expanded into an impressive collection of new gardens and some buildings in which Roberto Burle Marx lived and worked until his death, experimenting in botany and...More

Thank Stephen F
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Burle Marx was such an interesting character and complete artist - it was a delight to hear about his ideas and interests - all that made the experience one of the richest I had in Rio. Besides, the Sitio is just breathtaking beautiful. The tour...More

1  Thank Priscila P
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful preserved garden with interesting heritage. Charming guide Marie Anne was a big plus and obviously loves her job. Only two guided tours a day. Must book ahead. Entrance fee very cheap.

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Very pleasant walk around the gardens, and buildings. Everything is exuberant, the size of the vegetation, and how healthy it looks is just amazing!!! This visit is something every one should do!

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

The place is beautiful! Out guide was excellent! What a Renaissance man he was. It has motivated and inspired me to be so much more creative in my own life. The tours are scheduled, and a guide is required, so check the times and plan...More

Thank bealight
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

It's a wonderful place to visit, with spectacular work and an amazing space. It's far form the city but you can still get there using public transportation and it's totally worth it. Make sure to book it first or you might get there and find...More

Thank FernandaTelles
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This is the home and land of the famous designer. Most of his public or private gardens for patrons feature striking curved lines, native plants, and complex rhythms. However here space at home he designed the whole landscape. You walk in what looks at first...More

1  Thank davkolb
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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

A hidden jewel, this is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Rio. Far from downtown Rio, the distance means nothing when you see yourself in Burle Marx home, when you realize how much he knew and loved about nature, plants, life... Also,...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I went to the museum during the Olympics where it was free, I think it cost about 10 Brazilian Reals to visit, you could get lost in all of Mr Marx artwork collections and painting is an experience, his life story is very important to...More

Thank Jody3033
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

At least, it used to be wonderful when the muncipality used to provide some funds. It used also to be open all days. I have not been there for a year, and I heard one has now to book visits to at least a group....More

Thank Luiz P
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Marcfadding
26 February 2017|
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Response from vivi_vai | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, you should ask them. There's a phone number where you can get more accurate information.
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11 February 2017|
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Obrigada! Fui hoje com minha mãe e foi maravilhoso! Dia de semana é mais calmo.
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Response from Travel_World63 | Reviewed this property |
You need call their office to book in advance a guided tour. One or two days before the visits it is fine. There are 2 tours every day (morning and early evening) of around 90 minutes visits. They can speak English and... More
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