One of the country's loveliest racetracks, with a great view of the mountains and Corcovado, the Joquei Clube (Jockey Club) seats...
Museu do Meio Ambiente
Situated just outside the entrance to the botanical gardens, the Museu do Meio Ambiente houses temporary environmentally focused exhibits.
Espaço Tom Jobim
Bossa nova legend Tom Jobim was a big admirer of the botanical gardens. This Jardim Botânico concert venue and art space was created as...
Overlooking the Joquei Clube (horse-racing track), this sprawling open-air bar and party space is a wonderful mess of rustic wooden...
Just outside the entrance to the botanical gardens (but inside the gates off the busy roadway), La Bicyclette whips up creative...
Jockey Club, Rua Jardim Botânico · interesting places nearby
Inside the Jockey Club, this sunny full-service spa offers an enticing array of relaxing treatments, and you can also use the sauna. If you want to make a day of it, book a day-spa package, which includes a yoga class, lunch, exfoliating treatment, a selection of various treatments (reflexology, reiki, hot-rock massage etc) and an aromatherapy bath.
Nirvana also has a huge range of yoga, pilates and dance classes.