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The museum is situated in Tijuca Forest, not far from the square at Alta de Boa Vista. It is the sister museum of the Chacara da Ceu museum in Santa Teresa, but the setting and grounds are even more impressive. It is in the classic...More
In the houses you can see amazing portuguese and spanish tiles dating from the 1800's and sculptures. Outside there's a very big space to explore with huge artistic crafts that you can interact with. There's also a part of the forest in which you're allowed...More
This museum exhibits the mansion of Castro Maya, who was a wealthy resident of Rio in the early 1900's. (He was also responsible for the Chacara do Ceu museum in Santa Teresa.) It's a nice museum in a stunning setting in the Tijuca Forest. Aside...More
This is certainly a change to the usual attractions of Rio which are Christ the Redeemer or Sugar Loaf mountain. This gorgeous house on the edge of the Floresta da Tijuca shows the history of a man and his family and their quest to make...More
A large eighteenth century mansion in colonial style, with a beautiful fountain inside, flanked by sculptures and located between the mountains of the Tijuca Forest. hosts a terrific collection of old itens that includes jewelry, pottery and clothes that reflect the luxurious life of the...More