Brazil’s cradle of the modern tropical garden ready to open as a World Heritage Site

Brazil's 23rd World Heritage Site is a country house on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, with 405,325 square meters, which the renowned Brazilian landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx (1909-1994) bought in 1949 turned into his private botanical garden.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Burle Marx Site, the Brazilian botanical garden that has one of the largest collections of tropical and subtropical plants in the world, is said to be ready to meet the curiosity it will generate globally after being recognized this Tuesday (27) as a new Unesco World Heritage Site.

Brazil's 23rd World Heritage Site is a country house on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, with an area of 405,325 square meters, which the renowned Brazilian landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx (1909-1994) bought in 1949 and turned into his private botanical garden and . . .

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