Places To Visit In Rio de Janeiro | The Botanical Gardens

Just past the lagoon in Rio, on the opposite side of Ipanema beach, lies the historic Botanical Gardens, One of the most well-preserved spots in the city, these gardens are a testament to Brazil’s fabulous flora and fauna, offering visitors a view into the area’s exotic plants, flowers and animals. Monkeys dart from tree to tree and huge palms sway over gravel paths that wind around lily pad covered lakes and pools. Fountains spurt and orchids bloom, all in the magical sunlight. You can’t miss an afternoon here – the sheer beauty of nature with captivate you.