Best parks in Rio de Janeiro

Check out the top parks in Rio de Janeiro, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Pão de Açucar
1. Pão de Açucar
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7 local reviews
245 R. José Linhares, Leblon
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+55 21 2512-9949
SupermarketGrocery or supermarketStore
Aline
Maior supermercado do Bairro com estacionamento próprio e ampla padaria e delicatessem, para quem procura maio…
Marcelo
Big supermarket with parking lot and laundry available.
Anna Beatriz
Very complete supermarket, with an extensive range of products, opened 24hrs.
1. Pão de Açucar
1. Pão de Açucar
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7 local reviews
245 R. José Linhares, Leblon
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+55 21 2512-9949
Aline
Aline
Maior supermercado do Bairro com estacionamento próprio e ampla padaria e delicatessem, para quem procura maior variedade. Largest supermark…
Marcelo
Marcelo
Big supermarket with parking lot and laundry available.
Anna Beatriz
Anna Beatriz
Very complete supermarket, with an extensive range of products, opened 24hrs.
2. Parque Florestal da Tijuca
2. Parque Florestal da Tijuca
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30 local reviews
Parque Florestal da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro
Natural featureEstablishment
Rafaela
Located in the heart of Rio de Janeiro, with access through the North, South and West zones, Tijuca National P…
Naruna
Here you can do everything, from hiking & wildlife-watching to para gliding & hang-gliding (“Asa Delta”)... Th…
Paulo Roberto
The Tijuca Forest (Floresta da Tijuca in Portuguese) is a mountainous hand-planted rainforest in the city of R…
2. Parque Florestal da Tijuca
2. Parque Florestal da Tijuca
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30 local reviews
Parque Florestal da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro
Rafaela
Rafaela
Located in the heart of Rio de Janeiro, with access through the North, South and West zones, Tijuca National Park protects the largest urban…
Naruna
Naruna
Here you can do everything, from hiking & wildlife-watching to para gliding & hang-gliding (“Asa Delta”)... The Park offers some great walks…
Paulo Roberto
Paulo Roberto
The Tijuca Forest (Floresta da Tijuca in Portuguese) is a mountainous hand-planted rainforest in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is t…
3. Trem do Corcovado
3. Trem do Corcovado
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31 local reviews
513 R. Cosme Velho, Cosme Velho
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+55 21 2558-1329
Transit stationPoint of interestEstablishment
Alexandre
In a sunny day is the perfect occasion to take the train to the Corcovado mountain, 710 m high. Located at the…
Rafaela
Everything begins on board of a centenarian eco-friendly electric train. It doesn't pollute and cuts through t…
Pedro
The tram station to the top of Corcovado is located just 10 minutes walking from my place.
3. Trem do Corcovado
3. Trem do Corcovado
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31 local reviews
513 R. Cosme Velho, Cosme Velho
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+55 21 2558-1329
Alexandre
Alexandre
In a sunny day is the perfect occasion to take the train to the Corcovado mountain, 710 m high. Located at the Tijuca Nacional Park, the mou…
Rafaela
Rafaela
Everything begins on board of a centenarian eco-friendly electric train. It doesn't pollute and cuts through the well-preserved Atlantic For…
Pedro
Pedro
The tram station to the top of Corcovado is located just 10 minutes walking from my place.
4. Jardim Botânico
4. Jardim Botânico
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37 local reviews
1008 Rua Jardim Botânico, Rio de Janeiro
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
(21) 3874-1808
Establishment
Vidigal  Guest House
Founded by portuguese prince D. Joao in 1808 this park contains several species from all over the world
Tatiana
The biggest private nature reserve for visiting. An awesome park with lots of tree and flowers species and als…
Rafaela
The Botanical Garden is an important touristic side of the city and so much visited by researchers who study t…
4. Jardim Botânico
4. Jardim Botânico
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37 local reviews
1008 Rua Jardim Botânico, Rio de Janeiro
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
(21) 3874-1808
Vidigal  Guest House
Vidigal Guest House
Founded by portuguese prince D. Joao in 1808 this park contains several species from all over the world
Tatiana
Tatiana
The biggest private nature reserve for visiting. An awesome park with lots of tree and flowers species and also animals, like birds, monkeys…
Rafaela
Rafaela
The Botanical Garden is an important touristic side of the city and so much visited by researchers who study the hundreds species that are t…
5. Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon
5. Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon
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77 local reviews
Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, Rio de Janeiro
Natural featureEstablishment
Patricia
Beautiful park where You can ride your bike, do some jogging, watch the sun rise and sun set. During the night…
Rosali
Beautiful park area perfect for picnic afternoon with family, cycling with friends or pedaling the swans in th…
Antonio
The vast lagoon is at the heart of Rio’s south side, hemmed in by scenic parklands and overlooked by the loomi…
5. Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon
5. Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon
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77 local reviews
Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, Rio de Janeiro
Patricia
Patricia
Beautiful park where You can ride your bike, do some jogging, watch the sun rise and sun set. During the night there are bars where You can …
Rosali
Rosali
Beautiful park area perfect for picnic afternoon with family, cycling with friends or pedaling the swans in the lagoon, and many restaurants…
Antonio
Antonio
The vast lagoon is at the heart of Rio’s south side, hemmed in by scenic parklands and overlooked by the looming peak of Corcovado Mountain…
6. Modern Art Museum
6. Modern Art Museum
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43 local reviews
85 Av. Infante Dom Henrique, Parque do Flamengo
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+55 21 3883-5600
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Peter
When you walk along the Flamengo park, you get to the MAM, modern museum of art, with usually great exhibits.
Veronica
MAM area has a modern art museum, a park with great view of the sugar loaf and flamengo's beach. You can drink…
Cristina
The Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro (MAM) is one of the most important cultural institutions in Brazil. L…
6. Modern Art Museum
6. Modern Art Museum
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43 local reviews
85 Av. Infante Dom Henrique, Parque do Flamengo
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+55 21 3883-5600
Peter
Peter
When you walk along the Flamengo park, you get to the MAM, modern museum of art, with usually great exhibits.
Veronica
Veronica
MAM area has a modern art museum, a park with great view of the sugar loaf and flamengo's beach. You can drink a coconut, ride a bike around…
Cristina
Cristina
The Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro (MAM) is one of the most important cultural institutions in Brazil. Located in the city of Rio de J…
7. Parque do Flamengo
7. Parque do Flamengo
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25 local reviews
Parque do Flamengo, Flamengo
+55 21 96967-9339
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Discovery Suites
Take a walk in the largest Urban Park in Rio de Janeiro - enjoy the beach and views of the famous Sugar Loaf M…
Cristina
Wonderful park by Guanabara bay. Beautiful views. It's possible to jog, play soccer, ride a bike, picnic etc.
Leo
Em um dos maiores parques urbanos do mundo, projetado por Burle Max, voce vai encontrar pessoas se exercitando…
7. Parque do Flamengo
7. Parque do Flamengo
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25 local reviews
Parque do Flamengo, Flamengo
+55 21 96967-9339
Discovery Suites
Discovery Suites
Take a walk in the largest Urban Park in Rio de Janeiro - enjoy the beach and views of the famous Sugar Loaf Mountain
Cristina
Cristina
Wonderful park by Guanabara bay. Beautiful views. It's possible to jog, play soccer, ride a bike, picnic etc.
Leo
Leo
Em um dos maiores parques urbanos do mundo, projetado por Burle Max, voce vai encontrar pessoas se exercitando, lendo, crianças brincando, c…
8. Parque Lage
8. Parque Lage
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78 local reviews
Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro
+55 21 2334-4088
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Rafaela
Projected in 1840 by the the English landscaper John Tyndale, the wonderful garden with Romantic and European …
Patricia
Parque Lage is one of my favorite places in Rio de Janeiro. The park offers attractions for the whole family…
Ruth
Public parks of Rio, this is one of those who offer more advantages. Easy access, safely, well maintained and …
8. Parque Lage
8. Parque Lage
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78 local reviews
Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro
+55 21 2334-4088
Rafaela
Rafaela
Projected in 1840 by the the English landscaper John Tyndale, the wonderful garden with Romantic and European style share the attention with…
Patricia
Patricia
Parque Lage is one of my favorite places in Rio de Janeiro. The park offers attractions for the whole family. People like to get together t…
Ruth
Ruth
Public parks of Rio, this is one of those who offer more advantages. Easy access, safely, well maintained and with attractions for the whole…
9. Hippie Fair Crafts Market
9. Hippie Fair Crafts Market
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72 local reviews
Praça General Osório, Ipanema
Point of interestEstablishment
Manoella
Inside the park there is a cultural fair every sunday with arts exhibits. Around the park there are hand craft…
Marty
On Sundays, the park at General Osorio Square, near the subway stop has lots of original art, & lots of crafts…
Alex
Famous Ipanema Market fair
9. Hippie Fair Crafts Market
9. Hippie Fair Crafts Market
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72 local reviews
Praça General Osório, Ipanema
Manoella
Manoella
Inside the park there is a cultural fair every sunday with arts exhibits. Around the park there are hand crafted markets with leather bags, …
Marty
Marty
On Sundays, the park at General Osorio Square, near the subway stop has lots of original art, & lots of crafts. Definitely a great place to…
Alex
Alex
Famous Ipanema Market fair
10. Autódromo Internacional de Jacarépagua
10. Autódromo Internacional de Jacarépagua
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4 local reviews
Autódromo Internacional de Jacarépagua, Rio de Janeiro
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
Establishment
Guilherme
500meters from Olympic Park
Celso
Rio 2016 Olympic Games' Olympic Park. Nowadays, it hosts the Rock in Rio festival.
Douglas
Most of the Olympic events will be here.
10. Autódromo Internacional de Jacarépagua
10. Autódromo Internacional de Jacarépagua
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Autódromo Internacional de Jacarépagua, Rio de Janeiro
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
Guilherme
Guilherme
500meters from Olympic Park
Celso
Celso
Rio 2016 Olympic Games' Olympic Park. Nowadays, it hosts the Rock in Rio festival.
Douglas
Douglas
Most of the Olympic events will be here.
11. Garota de Ipanema
11. Garota de Ipanema
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35 local reviews
49 R. Vinícius de Moraes, Ipanema
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+55 21 2523-3787
RestaurantBarFood
Stefan
Great little park with big rock to watch sun sets
Ylza
Park in front of the baech to play with kids.
Bruce
Famous restaurant where the song "Girl from Ipanema" was written. Great food and atmosphere: The Real Girl F…
11. Garota de Ipanema
11. Garota de Ipanema
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35 local reviews
49 R. Vinícius de Moraes, Ipanema
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+55 21 2523-3787
Stefan
Stefan
Great little park with big rock to watch sun sets
Ylza
Ylza
Park in front of the baech to play with kids.
Bruce
Bruce
Famous restaurant where the song "Girl from Ipanema" was written. Great food and atmosphere: The Real Girl From Ipanema has a Bikini shop …
12. Tijuca National Park
12. Tijuca National Park
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25 local reviews
850 Estr. da Cascatinha, Alto da Boa Vista
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+55 21 2491-1700
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Carmen
It is the biggest Urban Park in the world. Ride through the forest, jogging, hiking, in a car, go to a waterfa…
Eliza
Largest national park within a city in the world!
Peter
Dificult to go there by colective means best is to take a guided tour, bigest nacional park in the world that …
12. Tijuca National Park
12. Tijuca National Park
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25 local reviews
850 Estr. da Cascatinha, Alto da Boa Vista
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+55 21 2491-1700
Carmen
Carmen
It is the biggest Urban Park in the world. Ride through the forest, jogging, hiking, in a car, go to a waterfall to bath or watch the beauty…
Eliza
Eliza
Largest national park within a city in the world!
Peter
Peter
Dificult to go there by colective means best is to take a guided tour, bigest nacional park in the world that is located inside a town. Ocup…