Jardim Botânico de Curitiba, Curitiba
The Jardim Botânico de Curitiba is tucked away in the far southeast of the city of Curitiba, the capital of the state of Paraná. Opened in 1991, it’s a 178,000-square-meter stretch of horticultural paradise, laid out in the style of French gardens, where flower-filled beds and finely manicured geometric lawns are strewn with regal sculptures, spurting fountains and criss-crossed by gravel walkways. The crowning glory is the vast art nouveau-style greenhouse, constructed in iron and glass and inspired by London’s Crystal Palace. Follow the carpet of flowers through the entrance to find the decorative frame housing a profusion of amazing tropical plants. Don’t miss the newest attraction too — the stimulating Garden of Senses.
Jardim Botânico, R. Engo. Ostoja Roguski, Curitiba, Brazil,+55 41 3264 6994