About Parque Nacional da Tijuca

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