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A nice park where locals go for a picnic

A pleasant park adjacent to the zoo. The park is free but parking is R$15 or on the street for free... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2015
Steve R
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Boston, Massachusetts
Local hangout

Nice place to spend a Sunday. The locals come out for lunch on the grass, to play with a ball and... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2015
Anjaelise
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Oslo, Norway
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3 Nov 2016
“Nice greenery”
2 Sep 2015
“Beautiful and interesting place to visit”
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This complex, situated on the beautiful grounds of the former imperial palace, contains the Museu Nacional, the Jardim Zoologico, pools and statues.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Avenida Pedro II | Sao Cristovao, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20941-070, Brazil
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021 2568 8262
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

We walked around the park after coming here to go to the museum and zoo. Unfortunately the zoo was closed for refurbishment. We came across the circus (Unicirco Marcos Frota) by accident, and decided to go to the show as it was just about to...More

Thank Jessica F
Reviewed 2 September 2015

I've always been curious about this place and it hasn't let me down: the park is beautiful, the museum is awesome. I just wasn't able to visit the observatory (too bad). Go with comfy shoes and a bottle of water, you'll have a lot to...More

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 28 June 2015

A pleasant park adjacent to the zoo. The park is free but parking is R$15 or on the street for free if you can get there early enough. Nice grounds with a lake, a museum and some food vendors. Others have suggested that the food...More

2  Thank Steve R
Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

Nice place to spend a Sunday. The locals come out for lunch on the grass, to play with a ball and run around. Nice and large park.

Thank Anjaelise
Reviewed 25 January 2015

It's located right across São Cristóvão metro station, so it's super easy to get there. We walked around the park, there is a lake and a gazebo, bikes for rent, a zoo (we didn't go there) and the National Museum (Museu Nacional UFRJ) which was...More

Thank evyboo
Reviewed 21 January 2015

Interesting compound comprises of zoo, museum and imperial place. Was not really impressive and slightly under maintained.

1  Thank Victoria Z
Reviewed 30 December 2014

The park is very easy to reach: people just have to take the subway to São Cristóvão Station, one stop before Maracanã Stadium. It's a nice place where you'll find carioca people from the peripheric area (who get there by suburban train) and from the...More

2  Thank mvq2014
Reviewed 22 November 2014

Quinta is a nice spot for relaxing on the grass or have a picnic. It's a very pretty spot, and both the Zoo and the national museum are right inside the park! Be careful though. Like all parks, it has its dangerous spots and times....More

1  Thank amybriggs1990
Reviewed 29 July 2014

The park is small. It is comfortable walking there in winter time (June), but in summer it must be very hot. The museum is small too; there are exhibits on broad topics. However, it is interesting to see an imperial place, it is just pity...More

Thank Alexander_random
Reviewed 16 June 2014 via mobile

I liked about the history about of the site as sua primary, for those who do not knows, this property of the Emperor of Brasil in 1700, so the historical value of this alone is great. I took my teenagers kids and we observe all...More

Thank Kris C
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