Tag: Vista Chinesa

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Vista Chinesa is located in the Alto da Boa Vista neighborhood in the city of Rio de Janeiro. The attraction is also next to the Tijuca National Park and part of the Tijuca Forest,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Tijuca's beauty prompted Dom Pedro II to initiate an expropriation process in mid-19th century, in order to promote reforestation and enable the vegetation's natural regeneration. Now, the almost 40 km² that comprise the Tijuca National...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One year before the 2016 Olympic Games hit Rio de Janeiro, the city hosts a series of test events to evaluate facilities, locations and to test-run the organization of...
By Georgia Grimond, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Jardim Botânico, the Zone Sul (South Zone) neighborhood that stretches from the city’s botanical gardens to Parque Lage at the foot of Corcovado and up into the hills behind, is...
By Teresa Geer, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Vista Chinesa is a charming little Chinese structure placed 380 meters high in Tijuca National Forest, one of the world’s largest urban forests, and offers one of the most...
By Gregory Scruggs, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With a mild climate and breathtaking views, cyclists are drawn to the streets of Rio in numbers, and for both the weekend warrior or the serious rider, the city offers...

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