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Joao Pessoa Botanic Garden Benjamim Maranhao

#13 of 115 things to do in Joao Pessoa Features Animals
Avenida Dom Pedro II s/n | Torre, Joao Pessoa, State of Paraiba 58013-908, Brazil
8332187880
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Walk the trail with knowledgeable staff.

These botanical gardens are filled with the greenery of one of the largest remnants of the Mata... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2016
Paul S
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Joao Pessoa, PB
Well worth a visit

An absolutely wonderful experience. A forest teeming with wildlife in the middle of the city of... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2016
Saul N
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Kent, United Kingdom
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18 Sep 2016
“Well worth a visit”
12 Oct 2016
“Walk the trail with knowledgeable staff.”
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Avenida Dom Pedro II s/n | Torre, Joao Pessoa, State of Paraiba 58013-908, Brazil
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8332187880

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

These botanical gardens are filled with the greenery of one of the largest remnants of the Mata Atlântica, but they lack the flowers and other flora found in such gardens elsewhere. The staff, however, is knowledgeable, and they give you a good walking tour. Just...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 18 September 2016

An absolutely wonderful experience. A forest teeming with wildlife in the middle of the city of Joao Pessoa, which, like Brazil itself, struggles with environmental problems. We had an amazing guide who took us through one one of the forest's many paths, pointing out interesting...More

1  Thank Saul N
Reviewed 16 July 2014 via mobile

Important: you have to wear long pants, otherwise they won't let you go because of the insects! Don't go there before calling to make sure the guide is there. I went at 10:30 a Monday in July and the only people there were military guards....More

1  Thank Linda O
Reviewed 24 February 2014

We spent a lovely hour being guided along the trail into the jungle. The guide had excellent English and was extremely knowledgable about the flora and fauna of the area. The walk itself wasn't overly strenuous and we got to see some beautiful scenery and...More

2  Thank Bik1973
Reviewed 11 November 2013

The overall experience was fantastic. Wandering through the pathways of ancient rain forest is unbelievable with birds, plants and animals to look out for. I found ground growing orchids right through to seeing a truly wild sloth up the tree where the vanilla is growing....More

2  Thank missionmr
Reviewed 1 June 2012

The natural beauty is inversely proportional to the service offered( is there a service offered?) The place is a botanical garden and a water distribution center!?! You never know who are the guides or the government workers who work there in the water board!

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