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Botanical Garden

Botanical Garden

Botanical Garden

Botanical Garden (Rio de Janeiro) – founded in 1808 by Brazilian monarch João VI, the Botanical Garden is an important touristic side of the city and so much visited by researchers who study the hundreds of species that are there. With total area of 137 hectares, the Botanical Garden houses rare collections of bromeliads and orchids, as well as old trees and exotic plants. Admission: R$9 per person (free admission for children under 7 years and seniors). Hours: 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Mondays), 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (Tuesday-Sunday).