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Sitio Roberto Burle Marx

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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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Estrada De Guaratiba 2019 | Barra De Guaratiba, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 23020-240, Brazil
Zona Oeste (West Zone)
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

This is a fantastic location for weddings and just a nice get away without going into Rio central. After visiting this park there are many wonderful seafood restaurants along the road to this park.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Ted K
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

The trip to these gardens and buildings is worth the time. This old 17th century plantation was restored and expanded into an impressive collection of new gardens and some buildings in which Roberto Burle Marx lived and worked until his death, experimenting in botany and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 302stephenf
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Burle Marx was such an interesting character and complete artist - it was a delight to hear about his ideas and interests - all that made the experience one of the richest I had in Rio. Besides, the Sitio is just breathtaking beautiful. The tour...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 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.

Date of experience: November 2017
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!

Date of experience: July 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2017
1  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

Date of experience: April 2017
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

Date of experience: October 2016
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

Date of experience: July 2016
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

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Jody3033
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Response from vivi_vai | Reviewed this property |
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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