Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden
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Coordinates: 22°58′03″S 43°13′26″W
The Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden or Jardim Botânico is located at the Jardim Botânico district in the "Zona Sul" (South Zone) of Rio de Janeiro.
The Botanical Garden shows the diversity of Brazilian and foreign flora. There are around 6,500 species (some endangered) distributed throughout an area of 54 hectares, and there are numerous greenhouses. The Garden also houses monuments of historical, artistic and archaeological significance. There is an important research center, which includes the most complete library in the country specializing in botany with over 32,000 volumes.
It was founded in 1808 by John VI of Portugal. Originally intended for the acclimatisation of spices like nutmeg, pepper and cinnamon imported from the West Indies, the Garden was opened to the public in 1822, and is now open during daylight hours every day except December 25th and the 1st of January.
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npecanhuk (56368) 2012-05-11 17:40
Destaque para o pdv escolhido, composição e manuseio da luz! Cores suaves, nitidez e profundidade tb me agradam!
Parabéns, abração e até mais,
ArteFinal (14) 2012-05-11 17:58
Boa noite mano,
Belíssima alameda no Jardim Botânico.
Profundidade e perspectiva, aliadas à luz magnífica fazem desta uma excelente fotografia.
Sergio Fortuna (Arte Final)
mvdisco (17120) 2012-05-11 22:05
Hi Raimundo, bonsoir,
Jolie perpective et magnifique jardin botanique,
Excellent point de vue et détails,
jolies couleurs naturelles et composition.
C'est très jolie.. et belle profondeur de champs.
rychem (13688) 2012-05-12 10:58
Beautiful photo of the pergola, nice perspective, nice shaded place to rest, well done
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- Date Taken: 2012-05-11
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- Date Submitted: 2012-05-11 17:02