Rua Murtinho Nobre 93
20241-050 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
NileGuide Expert tip:
Connected to the museum by a metal walkway is Parque das Ruinas, a restored mansion house whose top floor provides amazing views over the city. Entrance to the park is free.
On a leafy side street in bohemian Santa Teresa, Museu Chácara do Céu is a former mansion house that is now home to an impressive collection of art works – including pieces by Picasso, Monet and Degas. There are also plenty of pieces from Brazilian artists, and the museum itself is located in beautiful shady gardens that provide a welcome retreat from the beating sun. Entrance to the park is R$5.
Photo courtesy of Lucy Bryson