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Rio de Janeiro: Attractions and Travel Guide

Things to Do in Rio de Janeiro, best attractions and things to See.

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1 Christ the Redeemer
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Rank: 1 About 45

Christ the Redeemer is a statue of Jesus Christ. It is situated on Corcovado Mountain, 700 meters above the sea level, in Rio de Janeiro. The statue is 38 meters high, 8 of which are part of the...

Reviewed by: Ilaria
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


Jardim Botânico and Lagoa
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Rank: 4 About 45

Walking around Jardim Botânico (Botanical Garden), walking under the shadows of alleys of palms, breathing the clean air and the peace of tree-lined streets is one of the most indicated programmes to scape from the heat. Walking...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


Rio Sul Shopping
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Rank: 6 About 45

The Rio Sul Shopping is one of the largest shopping centers that are located in the metropolitan area of Rio de Janeiro. More precisely, it is located in the neighborhood of...

Reviewed by: Ilaria
Type: Stores and shopping malls


Sambodromo
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Rank: 7 About 45

The Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro is one of the focal points of the city during the period of carnival, the structure also gets to hold 90 thousand people crowding the stands to watch the parades of samba schools in...

Reviewed by: Ilaria
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


Teargas
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Rank: 8 About 45

Teargas, the high fashion made in Rio de Janeiro. The store, located in the chic Ipanema, is an attraction in itself, with a very sophisticated and futuristic means. Within Teargas you can try and...

Reviewed by: Ilaria
Type: Stores and shopping malls


The Metropolitan Cathedral
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Rank: 9 About 45

The Metropolitan Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro, entitled to Sao Sebastiao (San Sebastian) is one of the most “eccentric” sacred buildings in the world: from the conical shape, in fact, the structure is...

Reviewed by: Ilaria
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


Adventure Tours
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Rank: 10 About 45

Brazil evocates something exotic in our mind, and have an holiday here can really surprise tourists, especially if they decide to join one of the amazing tour of the Exotic Tours...

Reviewed by: Exotic Tours
Type: Tours


Colonial Rio Tour
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Rank: 11 About 45

Have fun in the “Historical Walking Tour” admiring the rich history and beautiful buildings of this marvelous city, while getting in close touch with the people's daily life and the thumbing atmosphere of Rio's...

Reviewed by: Lisa Rio Tours
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Type: Tours


Discover Rio
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Rank: 12 About 45

The whole South America has a great variety of tourist attractions, from natural reserves, to important cities and archaeological sites, and to discover the side you prefer, the best...

Reviewed by: Ada Tours
Type: Tours


Copacabana Beach
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Rank: 13 About 45

Copacabana Beach is one of the most must see beaches in Brazil. Situated within Rio de Janeiro, this four kilometer strip of beach offers an array of activities and sights too. One can swim in its...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Type: Beaches


Budget Night
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Rank: 14 About 45

A night out on a budget in Rio de Janeiro, the most visited city in the southern hemisphere, must start with the enigmatic Lapa district, Rio’s bohemian district....

Reviewed by: Jonny
Type: Nightlife


Glamour Night
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Rank: 15 About 45

Well, Cariocas are festive people and nightlife in Rio de Janeiro has a myriad possibilities to suit every taste! To start a glam night out, Ipanema is where you'll find excellent cafes and bars,...

Reviewed by: Kathleen
Type: Nightlife


2 Top Beaches
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Rank: 16 About 45

  Brazil is literally packed with great beaches, hardly surprising for a country with 4,578 miles of coastline! Even in Rio de Janeiro you can find great beaches and the best...

Reviewed by: Jonny
Address: Copacabana Beach
Type: Beaches


Ipanema Beach
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Rank: 17 About 45

Ipanema Beach, the liveliest beach of Rio covers an area of five miles. The beach gives a panoramic view of the traditional surrounding of the Carioca beach culture, sometimes called the...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Beaches


Top Beaches
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Rank: 18 About 45

Welcome to Rio de Janeiro: white sands, year-round sunshine, samba, parties and all at very affordable prices make Brazilian beaches some of the best in the World! They can be enjoyed any time of the...

Reviewed by: Kathleen
Type: Beaches


Corcovado
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Rank: 19 About 45

Watching the city from high up Corcovado, where Christ is, with open arms above Guanabara bay. You can get to the lookout by car or by a tourist little train that climbs up the hill crossing the forest.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


Ilha Grande
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Rank: 20 About 45

Ilha Grande or Grand Island is known to be the largest island in Angra dos Reis. Angra is around 168 kilometers to the southwest side from Rio De Janeiro.  Grand Island is...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Type: Surroundings


Best Places
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Rank: 21 About 45

Seeing everything in Brazil in mere two days is quite impossible, and so a tourist needs to concentrate on a specific city in order to enjoy his stay. Rio de Janeiro is an excellent choice and has some of the best...

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Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


Infrastructure
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Rank: 22 About 45

The city also offers excellent hotels and tourism agencies. There is a good communication and installation system appropriate for every nature events, like the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in 1992, concentrating ...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


3 Botafogo Beach
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Rank: 24 About 45

The Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro adjoins some of the most attractive beaches in the world. The Botafogo beach is one such spectacular beach. It is located between three hills namely Mundo Novo, Morro de São João and...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
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Type: Beaches


Cinelândia
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Rank: 25 About 45

Cinelândia is known as one of the cultural and political centers of the city of Rio de Janeiro. It is a famous name of a major public square situated in the heart of the city. Its official name being...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


4 Marius Degustare
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Rank: 26 About 45

Steak, grilled to perfection, typically Brazilian, good quality churrascaria, more than other 30 different grilled meat dishes and superb salad bar with colorful, tasty vegetable combinations as well as a great selection of fish is what this...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Av. Atlantica, 290, (Leme)
Rio de Janeiro
Type: Nightlife


Packing List
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Rank: 27 About 45

Ipanema Beach offers bright sunshine, fresh unpolluted blue water and lots and lots of fun. The weather is dry and warm so it is advisable to use light weight natural fibre clothes; T-shirts, cargo shorts, Bermudas and bikinis for the...

Reviewed by: Jacopo
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


Pão De Açúcar
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Rank: 28 About 45

Another postal card on Rio de Janeiro is a hill in the entrance of Guanabara bay. You can get there by a panoramic cable car that offers one of the most beautiful views on the city. Floresta da Tijuca (Tijuca's Forest) Very near to...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


5 Petropolis
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Rank: 29 About 45

Petropolis is a beautiful mountain retreat almost 60 kilometers from Rio. The main event held here is the Festa do Colono Alemao, held in the month of June. This place is also a favorite...

Reviewed by: Punam
Address: 60 meters north of Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Type: Surroundings

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