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We went there and found out that the imperor palace (national museum) was burnt and looks like it will take lots of time to reconstruct it. There was not relevant information about this on the official website. The park is beautiful, the zoo is not...More
We walked around the park after coming here to go to the museum and zoo. Unfortunately the zoo was closed for refurbishment. We came across the circus (Unicirco Marcos Frota) by accident, and decided to go to the show as it was just about to...More
I've always been curious about this place and it hasn't let me down: the park is beautiful, the museum is awesome. I just wasn't able to visit the observatory (too bad).
Go with comfy shoes and a bottle of water, you'll have a lot to...More
A pleasant park adjacent to the zoo. The park is free but parking is R$15 or on the street for free if you can get there early enough. Nice grounds with a lake, a museum and some food vendors. Others have suggested that the food...More
It's located right across São Cristóvão metro station, so it's super easy to get there. We walked around the park, there is a lake and a gazebo, bikes for rent, a zoo (we didn't go there) and the National Museum (Museu Nacional UFRJ) which was...More
The park is very easy to reach: people just have to take the subway to São Cristóvão Station, one stop before Maracanã Stadium. It's a nice place where you'll find carioca people from the peripheric area (who get there by suburban train) and from the...More
Quinta is a nice spot for relaxing on the grass or have a picnic. It's a very pretty spot, and both the Zoo and the national museum are right inside the park!
Be careful though. Like all parks, it has its dangerous spots and times....More
The park is small. It is comfortable walking there in winter time (June), but in summer it must be very hot.
The museum is small too; there are exhibits on broad topics. However, it is interesting to see an imperial place, it is just pity...More