The Parque Nacional da Tijuca is a
conservation unit Brazilian full protection of nature located entirely in the
city of Rio de Janeiro . Among the sights of the
park , trails , caves and waterfalls , are famous landmarks such as Sugar Loaf
, the Corcovado , and the Pico da Tijuca , the highest point of the park,
towering 1,022 feet above the level the sea .
In mountainous terrain, including areas of the Tijuca Massif . It is administered by the Chico Mendes Institute for