The landscaper Burle Marx and its site - cultural heritage

Cultural & Theme Tours in Rio de Janeiro

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Burle Marx, the multiple artist, was a collector of plants and objects of art and design, among which Brazilian folk art stands out, displayed on the site where one can visit the seventeenth-century church restored by him. The visit to the Burle Marx Site is a highly inspiring and rare opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of nature preservation as we observe one of the most important collections of tropical plants in the world. After the visit to the site, we will continue to Pedra de Guaratiba and its lush beaches. In an attempt to dominate Rio de Janeiro in the XVI century, the French chose this place to setlle down and follow by land towards the shores of Guanabara Bay. Pedra de Guaratiba keeps many stories to tell its visitors. Following the beaches of Grumari, Prainha, Macumba, Recreio, Barra da Tijuca, São Conrado, Leblon and Ipanema.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Sitio Roberto Burle Marx, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro• Observe a true genetic bank of important species from the Atlantic Forest, Cerrado and Amazon biomes, among other tropical regions.• See how Burle Marx discovered the potential of tropical flora in the application of modern landscaping, breaking with traditional European styles.• Visit Barra de Guaratiba and its lush beaches.• Know the potential of an artist who projects the gardens of UNESCO headquarters, Parque do Flamengo in Rio de Janeiro and Copacabana boardwalk.• Visit the collection of plants and objects of art and design and visit the seventeenth-century church restored by him.Duration: 5 hours

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Sitio Roberto Burle Marx

What’s not included

  • Lunch