I have been in Rio more than 10 times and never went to this place. But it is worth the visit. There are some scenic trails where you will have some spetacular views of the city. Take care of the sun and carry much water.
The park is not easy to get there but if you want to try or spend some times with a open space for the children it could be helpful. Otherwise there are better places to make the children happy too.
Allow yourself some time to lay a "canga" on the grass and contemplate the landscape of Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas in a winter afternoon while tasting a beverage and having a snack. A great alternative to the beach, specially if the day is a little bit cloudy. Enjoy!
This hidden place is very close to the Lagoa, the hike is short but it can be a little irregular/steep at times (maybe not for very small children, unless you can carry them!), the view from the top is very nice and worth the hike. They sell snacks and drinks at the bottom and on the way up there are... 更多