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Jardim Botanico de Sao Paulo

Avenida Miguel Estefno 3031 | Água Funda, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04301-902, Brazil
+55 (11) 5067-6000
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Fabulous gardens

This has to be the best place in São Paulo! Peaceful, well-cared for, with the possibility of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
patriciafdiez
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Ware, United Kingdom
Garden in Sao Paulo

This place is awesome to spend an afternoon or morning. It is not crowded as Parque do Ibirapuera... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Traveltips20
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Sao Paulo, SP
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Calm, green and refreshing, the city's botanical garden, situated inside the immense Parque Estadual Fontes do Ipiranga (PEFI) on the south side of town, provides a beautifully appointed sanctuary for thousands of tropical plant and animal species. The garden opened in 1938 to preserve part of the remaining Atlantic coastal forest, and it functions as a research facility focusing on Brazilian flora and fauna. The garden also shelters the source of the Rio Ipiranga, which figures heavily into national patriotic lore.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Avenida Miguel Estefno 3031 | Água Funda, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04301-902, Brazil
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has to be the best place in São Paulo! Peaceful, well-cared for, with the possibility of seeing wildlife (especially howler monkeys and lizards, and the resident iguana who joins the visitors for lunch) , tranquil walks through the surrounding forest and an excellent buffet...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is awesome to spend an afternoon or morning. It is not crowded as Parque do Ibirapuera. You wont feel that you are in São Paulo, They also have a nice restaurant (kilo style), with some more natural food. Notice that it is charged...More

Thank Traveltips20
Reviewed 2 August 2017

See a protected area in the middle of a concrete jungle, with places to practice sports, lakes, an amazing orquidarium with species from the Atlantic Forest.... You must go!

Thank fmgalvani
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Sunday afternoon in São Paulo, leisure time in botanical gardens mid business trip. The gardens are a marvellous oasis amongst a crazy congested city of 25 million people. Not as splendid as Kew or Cambridge in England but the contrast with the city is stunning...More

Thank Gary P
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A place to go and relax, have a picnic or simply admire the flower collection. Has two small lakes with Victoria Regias all over, you can see monkeys and many different birds.

Thank Vitor O
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Are you looking for a relaxing day around beautiful garden and exotics animals? So, you must to know this place. Good and friendly and cheap self service restaurant, a bridge trial to see monkies and Ipiranga river spring and a fantastic background for amazing pictures......More

Thank djanira c
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We spent an afternoon at the botanical garden and it was quite a treat. We felt like we were right in the rain forest and got to see so many of the native plants in the area. We even saw monkeys hopping between the trees...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

This garden is a great place to relax and to walk through the green on a weekday (too crowded on Sundays).. The Botanic Museum has interesting pieces

Thank Edgard C
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Great place to take a long walk, relatively easy to walk, although there are a couple of hilly paths off of the main paved walkway. You will see amazing tropical flowers and plants, water lilies, butterflies everywhere, a tunnel of bamboo that was amazing, and...More

Thank mutkoski
Reviewed 9 March 2017

otherwise not so great as far as Botanical Gardens of the world go. On the + side, a very nice trail leading up into the forest where some streams originate. Supposedly monkeys and sloths there, didn't see one. Armadillo supposedly elsewhere in the part. Did...More

Thank Paul D
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