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Rio De Janeiro Travel Guide

Rio De Janeiro Attractions

Corcovado

Corcovado

The distinctive statue of Christ the Redeemer, arms spread to welcome the world, is the symbol of Rio de Janeiro and one of the seven New Wonders of the Modern World. It rests on top of Rio...

Sugar Loaf

Sugar Loaf

The summit of Rio's unique 1,299ft high (396m) belvedere, named Sugar Loaf because of its resemblance to the loaves of sugar used by the Portuguese colonists, can be reached by a two-stage...

Botanical Gardens

Botanical Gardens

Rio's Botanical Gardens were created in 1808 by the Prince Regent of Portugal as a temporary site for acclimatising imported plants. Today it is home to some 2,600 species of plant...

Ipanema

Ipanema

Immortalised in a popular song, 'The girl from Ipanema', this part of Rio offers not only its legendary beach, but numerous excellent hotels, bustling nightlife, sophisticated...

Copacabana

Copacabana

This famous Rio beach neighbourhood was just a small fishing village until a new highway changed the face of it sometime in the 1900s. The Copacabana Palace Hotel first opened its doors in...

Angra dos Reis

Angra dos Reis

This peninsula and group of 365 islands (one for each day of the year!) is a holiday playground that boasts 2,000 beautiful beaches and a natural wonderland of mountains, forests, waterfalls,...

Buzios Peninsula

Buzios Peninsula

Once the preserve of pirates and slave traders, the peninsula of Buzios, 105 miles (169km) north east of Rio de Janeiro, is today the haunt of the rich and famous who flock to the city (once...

Igua?žu Falls

Igua?žu Falls

The Rio Igua?žu arises in the coastal mountains of Paran?? and Santa Catarina and snakes west for 370 miles (600km) before it widens majestically and sweeps around a magnificent jungle...

Est??dio do Maracan??

Est??dio do Maracan??

Built over 50 years ago for use in the Soccer World Cup, this stadium is the largest on the continent, seating a crowd of over 95,000. The stadium is currently used to host the local soccer league...

Tijuca Forest

Tijuca Forest

The world's largest urban forest, Tijuca spans 7,900 acres (3,200ha) and sits on Rio's doorstep. Inside the forest, walkabouts will lead you past caves, waterfalls and an abundance of exotic...

Rio Scenarium

Rio Scenarium

The most festive spot in what is arguably the most festive city in the world. Rio Scenarium is a three-floor dance club dedicated to sultry, sweaty summer salsa nights. The decor is...

Sepetiba Bay

Sepetiba Bay

You can get away from the city for a day by taking a cruise to Sepetiba Bay and its many scenic tropical islands. The area has calm waters perfect for snorkelling, canoeing and swimming....

Santa Teresa

Santa Teresa

Having had their fill of the beach, tourists seeking the 'real Rio de Janeiro' should make a beeline for one of its most iconic neighbourhoods, Santa Teresa. Located at the top of Santa...

Rocinha

Rocinha

Even though Rio de Janeiro is one of the world's foremost holiday destinations, boasting great beaches, vibrant night-life, and significant tourist attractions, the hard fact is that it remains a...

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