Rio de Janeiro Sights


Quinta da Boa Vista (Farm of the Good View)

Quinta da Boa Vista (Farm of the Good View) Review

Complete with lakes and marble statuary, this vast public park on a former royal estate's landscaped grounds is a popular spot for family picnics. You can rent boats to pedal on the water, and bicycles to pedal on land. The former imperial palace now houses the Museu Nacional. The city zoo sits adjacent to the park, which often hosts live-music events.

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  • Address: Av. Paulo e Silva and Av. Bartolomeu de Gusmão, São Cristóvão, Rio de Janeiro, 20940–000 | Map It
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  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Daily 10–6
  • Subway: São Cristóvão
  • Location: West of Downtown
Updated: 06-20-2013

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