Best parks in Rio De Janeiro

Check out the top parks in Rio De Janeiro, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals

1. Sendas

1. Sendas

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7 local reviews
245 Rua José Linhares, Rio de Janeiro
Closed now
(21) 2512-9949
Establishment
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. Sendas

1. Sendas

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7 local reviews
245 Rua José Linhares, Rio de Janeiro
Closed now
(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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32 local reviews
Parque Florestal da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro
Natural feature
Naruna
Here you can do everything, from hiking & wildlife-watching to para gliding & hang-gliding (“Asa Delta”)... Th…
Rafaela
Located in the heart of Rio de Janeiro, with access through the North, South and West zones, Tijuca National P…
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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32 local reviews
Parque Florestal da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro
Naruna
Naruna
Here you can do everything, from hiking & wildlife-watching to para gliding & hang-gliding (“Asa Delta”)... The Park offers some great walks…
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…
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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32 local reviews
513 , Rio de Janeiro
Closed now
(21) 2558-1329
ParkParkEstablishment
Rafaela
Everything begins on board of a centenarian eco-friendly electric train. It doesn't pollute and cuts through t…
Alexandre
In a sunny day is the perfect occasion to take the train to the Corcovado mountain, 710 m high. Located at the…
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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32 local reviews
513 , Rio de Janeiro
Closed now
(21) 2558-1329
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…
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…
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
Closed now
(21) 3874-1808
Establishment
Rafaela
The Botanical Garden is an important touristic side of the city and so much visited by researchers who study t…
Tatiana
The biggest private nature reserve for visiting. An awesome park with lots of tree and flowers species and als…
Vidigal  Guest House
Founded by portuguese prince D. Joao in 1808 this park contains several species from all over the world
4. Jardim Botânico

4. Jardim Botânico

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37 local reviews
1008 Rua Jardim Botânico, Rio de Janeiro
Closed now
(21) 3874-1808
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…
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…
Vidigal  Guest House
Vidigal Guest House
Founded by portuguese prince D. Joao in 1808 this park contains several species from all over the world
5. Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas

5. Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas

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80 local reviews
Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, Rio de Janeiro
Natural feature
Rosali
Beautiful park area perfect for picnic afternoon with family, cycling with friends or pedaling the swans in th…
Patricia
Beautiful park where You can ride your bike, do some jogging, watch the sun rise and sun set. During the night…
Antonio
The vast lagoon is at the heart of Rio’s south side, hemmed in by scenic parklands and overlooked by the loomi…
5. Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas

5. Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas

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80 local reviews
Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, Rio de Janeiro
Rosali
Rosali
Beautiful park area perfect for picnic afternoon with family, cycling with friends or pedaling the swans in the lagoon, and many restaurants…
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 …
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. Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro

6. Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro

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45 local reviews
85 Av. Inf Henrique, Rio de Janeiro
Closed now
(21) 2240-4944
MuseumEstablishment
Jefferson
The Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro is one of the most important cultural institutions in Brazil. Is lo…
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. Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro

6. Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro

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45 local reviews
85 Av. Inf Henrique, Rio de Janeiro
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(21) 2240-4944
Jefferson
Jefferson
The Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro is one of the most important cultural institutions in Brazil. Is located in the city of Rio de Ja…
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
85 Av. Inf Henrique, Rio de Janeiro
(21) 2265-4990
ParkParkEstablishment
Luciane
The bigger urban park in South America for walking or runing contemplating the sea and Sugar Loaf
cristina
Wonderful park by Guanabara bay. Beautiful views. It's possible to jog, play soccer, ride a bike, picnic etc.
Carlos
Very nice park, with lots of attractions, amazing view of the bay and perfect to ride abike or a skateboard.
7. Parque do Flamengo

7. Parque do Flamengo

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25 local reviews
85 Av. Inf Henrique, Rio de Janeiro
(21) 2265-4990
Luciane
Luciane
The bigger urban park in South America for walking or runing contemplating the sea and Sugar Loaf
cristina
cristina
Wonderful park by Guanabara bay. Beautiful views. It's possible to jog, play soccer, ride a bike, picnic etc.
Carlos
Carlos
Very nice park, with lots of attractions, amazing view of the bay and perfect to ride abike or a skateboard.
8. Parque Lage

8. Parque Lage

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83 local reviews
414 Rua Jardim Botânico, Rio de Janeiro
(21) 3257-1800
ParkEstablishment
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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83 local reviews
414 Rua Jardim Botânico, Rio de Janeiro
(21) 3257-1800
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. FEIRA HIPPIE DE IPANEMA

9. FEIRA HIPPIE DE IPANEMA

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77 local reviews
FEIRA HIPPIE DE IPANEMA, Rio de Janeiro
Closed now
(21) 8746-1082
Establishment
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. FEIRA HIPPIE DE IPANEMA

9. FEIRA HIPPIE DE IPANEMA

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77 local reviews
FEIRA HIPPIE DE IPANEMA, Rio de Janeiro
Closed now
(21) 8746-1082
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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6 local reviews
Autódromo Internacional de Jacarépagua, Rio de Janeiro
Closed now
Establishment
Guilherme
500meters from Olympic Park
Celso
Rio 2016 Olympic Games' Olympic Park. Nowadays, it hosts the Rock in Rio festival.
Milton & Luzianne
Barra da Tijuca will host most of the venues of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2016. Rio 2016 is a major …
10. Autódromo Internacional de Jacarépagua

10. Autódromo Internacional de Jacarépagua

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6 local reviews
Autódromo Internacional de Jacarépagua, Rio de Janeiro
Closed now
Guilherme
Guilherme
500meters from Olympic Park
Celso
Celso
Rio 2016 Olympic Games' Olympic Park. Nowadays, it hosts the Rock in Rio festival.
Milton & Luzianne
Milton & Luzianne
Barra da Tijuca will host most of the venues of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2016. Rio 2016 is a major international multi-sport even…
11. Garota de Ipanema

11. Garota de Ipanema

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37 local reviews
49 Rua Vinícius de Moraes, Rio de Janeiro
Open now
(21) 2523-3787
Establishment
Stefan
Great little park with big rock to watch sun sets
Ylza
Park in front of the baech to play with kids.
Alex
Legendary "Girl from Ipanema" restaurant
11. Garota de Ipanema

11. Garota de Ipanema

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37 local reviews
49 Rua Vinícius de Moraes, Rio de Janeiro
Open now
(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.
Alex
Alex
Legendary "Girl from Ipanema" restaurant
12. Parque Nacional da Tijuca

12. Parque Nacional da Tijuca

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24 local reviews
Praça Afonso Viseu, Rio de Janeiro
Closed now
(21) 2495-4863
ParkEstablishment
Peter
Dificult to go there by colective means best is to take a guided tour, bigest nacional park in the world that …
Carmen
It is the biggest Urban Park in the world. Ride through the forest, jogging, hiking, in a car, go to a waterfa…
Rafael
World biggest urban forest. Take the bus over there and enjoy nature. Waterfalls, Walking, Hiking, Panorama Vi…
12. Parque Nacional da Tijuca

12. Parque Nacional da Tijuca

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24 local reviews
Praça Afonso Viseu, Rio de Janeiro
Closed now
(21) 2495-4863
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…
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…
Rafael
Rafael
World biggest urban forest. Take the bus over there and enjoy nature. Waterfalls, Walking, Hiking, Panorama View of hole city.