Jardim Botânico: Rio’s Garden Park Neighborhood in Zona Sul

Jardim Botânico consistently ranks as one of the most desirable and expensive neighborhoods in Rio, though it is still considered a more affordable option than the likes of Leblon, Ipanema, and Gávea.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The neighborhood of Jardim Botânico is not as well known as some in Rio’s Zona Sul (South Zone), but this is one of the primary reasons why its residents enjoy living here so much. Named after the Jardim Botânico (Botanical Gardens) it is also home to the spectacular Parque Lage and the many quiet, picturesque streets.

The location of the neighborhood helps to keep its special status among Cariocas as more hidden-away compared to its neighbors, such as Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?