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Sitio Roberto Burle Marx

Estrada De Guaratiba 2019 | Barra De Guaratiba, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 23020-240, Brazil
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The 100-acre home of Brazil’s celebrated landscape designer reveals over 3,500 plant species, his collection of folk and other art, and whimsical touches throughout.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Estrada De Guaratiba 2019 | Barra De Guaratiba, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 23020-240, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful preserved garden with interesting heritage. Charming guide Marie Anne was a big plus and obviously loves her job. Only two guided tours a day. Must book ahead. Entrance fee very cheap.

Thank seacloud2
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Very pleasant walk around the gardens, and buildings. Everything is exuberant, the size of the vegetation, and how healthy it looks is just amazing!!! This visit is something every one should do!

Thank Helke2015
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The place is beautiful! Out guide was excellent! What a Renaissance man he was. It has motivated and inspired me to be so much more creative in my own life. The tours are scheduled, and a guide is required, so check the times and plan...More

Thank bealight
Reviewed 22 June 2017

It's a wonderful place to visit, with spectacular work and an amazing space. It's far form the city but you can still get there using public transportation and it's totally worth it. Make sure to book it first or you might get there and find...More

Thank FernandaTelles
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

This is the home and land of the famous designer. Most of his public or private gardens for patrons feature striking curved lines, native plants, and complex rhythms. However here space at home he designed the whole landscape. You walk in what looks at first...More

1  Thank davkolb
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

A hidden jewel, this is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Rio. Far from downtown Rio, the distance means nothing when you see yourself in Burle Marx home, when you realize how much he knew and loved about nature, plants, life... Also,...More

Thank vivi_vai
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I went to the museum during the Olympics where it was free, I think it cost about 10 Brazilian Reals to visit, you could get lost in all of Mr Marx artwork collections and painting is an experience, his life story is very important to...More

Thank Jody3033
Reviewed 26 August 2016

At least, it used to be wonderful when the muncipality used to provide some funds. It used also to be open all days. I have not been there for a year, and I heard one has now to book visits to at least a group....More

Thank Luiz P
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I've tried to book this tour a couple of times, when it has shown available. If this operator does not accept solo travellers it needs to reflect this in the overview.

Thank Ma S
Reviewed 26 July 2016

But for Marcos Serraoo of RioActiveTours, I'd never have visited this wonderful garden. I had done several thoroughly enjoyable trips with RioActiveTours, when Marcos, knowing I was a forester, recommended a trip to the gardens. WOW!!! Talk about being blown away when we arrived. Entering...More

Thank Irishtreeguy
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Response from vivi_vai | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, you should ask them. There's a phone number where you can get more accurate information.
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11 February 2017|
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Response from Wanguita | Reviewed this property |
Obrigada! Fui hoje com minha mãe e foi maravilhoso! Dia de semana é mais calmo.
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29 January 2015|
Response from Travel_World63 | Reviewed this property |
You need call their office to book in advance a guided tour. One or two days before the visits it is fine. There are 2 tours every day (morning and early evening) of around 90 minutes visits. They can speak English and... More