Postcards From Rio | Botanical Gardens As The City’s Most Beautiful Oasis

The Botanical Garden, better known locally as the Jardim Botânico, shows the diversity of Brazilian and foreign flora in the most spectacular way. There are around 6,500 species, some which are endangered, distributed throughout an area of 54 hectares. There are numerous greenhouses and the garden also houses monuments of historical, artistic and archaeological significance. There is an important research center, which includes the most complete library in the country specializing in botany with over 32,000 volumes.

A visit here allows you the opportunity to get lost for hours and find peace within the most beautiful natural surroundings you could ever imagine.