Locally known as the Parque Nacional da Tijuca, this hand planted rainforest region is the largest urban forest in the world. The forest comprises hundreds of species of flora and fauna, some of which have attained an endangered species.
The forest had earned a level of disrepute in recent times because of the huge number of favelas that used to operate through the forest. Although, these unlawful activities have been controlled to a great extent, there is one particular favela that is still active in the area.
However, the forest has maintained its beauty throughout. If you like to spend time amidst nature, this place is surely a great addition to your list.
Tijuca Forest Travel Tips
- The sightseeing tour is quite extensive and people are advised to keep excess time in hand.
How to Reach Tijuca Forest
- Accessible only by car.
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26.46% of people who visit Rio De Janeiro include Tijuca Forest in their plan
08 AM - 09 AM
65.82% of people start their Tijuca Forest visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Tijuca Forest
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Tijuca Forest