10 attractions in Tijuca National Park
First of all If you are coming to Rio de Janeiro you need to visit the main attractions of the Tijuca National Park . On sunny days , the Waterfalls of Horto are an alternative to crowded beaches of Rio de Janeiro .
Located just up the Rua Pacheco Leão behind the Botanical Garden , just get Dona Castorina Streets and proceed towards the natural oasis in the Tijuca Forest .
Another attraction among the most popular is the Chinese view. Considered one of the most beautiful views of the city enchants for his location and the temple in a chinese style.
The road of Paineiras is another corner great spot of the city . At the heart of the Tijuca Forest , walking and admire the beautiful views and wonderful nature of the Park.
For those who love adventure , why not jump of Hang Gliding from Pedra Bonita ? Sure that you Will have na unforgettable flight with a fantastic view of São Conrado .
Another radical option is to hike to Pedra da Gávea in the high 800 meters is one of the extreme points of the park with a fantastic view of Rio de Janeiro .
Warning : Attention with Carrasqueira !
Another suggestion for lovers of ecotourism is the trail to Pico da Tijuca with 1021 meters of height we contemplate a beautiful view of Rio.
One of the most visited points of the Park is the Cascatinha Tauany . Located in the Tijuca Park entry in Alto da Boa Vista , impresses all with its 35 meters high . Another point to see in the Tijuca National Park is the Mirante Dona Marta.
With more than 300 meters we say that Dona Marta is the appetizer for the Christ the Redeemer . But with one detail: The view is almost the same as the Christ and is free to visit.
Come admire a great view of the Sugarloaf Mountain , the Christ , the South Zone and North Marvelous City.
Another attraction of the National Park is the Corcovado Train .
With almost 4 km long , the train crosses the forest towards the main attraction of the park and one of the seven wonders of the world : Christ the Redeemer .
Opened in 1931 , the monument protects and blesses the Marvelous City .