The Pedra Branca State Park is the largest ecological park in Rio de Janeiro, and the largest urban forest in the world, spread over 12,500 hectares

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Pedra Branca State Park, Rio de Janeiro

The Pedra Branca State Park is the largest ecological park in Rio de Janeiro, and the largest urban forest in the world, spread over 12,500 hectares.

The Pedra Branca State Park is the largest ecological park in Rio de Janeiro, and the largest urban forest in the world, spread over 12,500 hectares. Vegetation is typical of the old Atlantic forest, and fauna includes ocelots, sloths, armadillos, and toucans. Beyond the nature, there are also ruins of several structures, such as old farmhouses.


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Closed

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17:00

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8:00

17:00

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About Pedra Branca State Park

 Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brazil

 21 2446-4557

Pedra Branca State Park and Nearby Sights on Map

Chico Mendes Ecological Park

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Casa do Pontal Art Museum

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Barra Woods

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Cidade De Deus

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Barra Shopping

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Aerospace Museum

The Aerospace Museum is the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere, with a good collection of over 100 planes, as well as engines, parts, archived documents and historical photographs

Museu do Açude

Housed in the former residence of Raymundo Ottoni de Castro Maya, one of the founders of the Modern Art Museum, the Museu do Acude displays a collection of items from the history of Portuguese rule, including furniture, kitchenware, and an array of ''azulejos'', or Portuguese blue tiles

Tijuca Forest

You do not have to go far to explore a tropical Brazilian rainforest

Barra Beach

Barra Beach is the longest beach in Rio, stretching from Morro do Joá to the Recreio dos Bandeirantes

Casa das Canoas

Casa das Canoas is the former residence of architect Oscar Niemeyer, built by him in 1951