Redolent flowers and lush gardens lure Rio’s rich and famous to Jardim Botânico As an ambrosial neighborhood nestled at the foot of Corcovado Mountain, Jardim Botânico provides peaceful respite among one of the city’s most internationally renowned attributes—its namesake botanical retreat. Beyond the stretches of Jardim Botânico's sprawling vigor, spacious detached homes and colorful small businesses line the streets of this poised and placid neighborhood.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
Opulent Gardens In A Serene Setting
The district is very charming. There's a lot of nature around, and many artists have chosen Jardim Botânico to have their studios."
Local Options for Those Who Never Want to Leave
Please, don’t get surprised if some distinguished neighbors show up, such as monkeys, tucans and silvesters birds."
Beating the Heat
Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:
Andre is both a dentist and photographer, living in Rio de Janeiro. He has a huge passion for Rio, and after shooting this project for Airbnb, he is certain that there is no place as beautiful as the city placed between the mountain and the sea.
Fabio Blaser is a Swiss photojournalist based in Rio de Janeiro. Before moving to Brazil, he graduated from the University of Plymouth in the UK. When not behind his camera, he enjoys the beaches, waterfalls, rainforest and Brazilian way of life. He loved the opportunity to shoot the wonderful tropical city that he is privileged to call home for Airbnb.
Sam Comen is a 32-year-old bon-vivant and LA native who counts Esquire, Details, Rolling Stone, and The Wall Street Journal among his clients. He has been awarded national grants and honors for his long-term portrait essays. On assignment in Rio de Janeiro for 11 days with Airbnb, Sam came to love and admire the city's environment, natural splendor, and the Cariocas' easy-going attitude.