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Rio is the second largest city in Brazil and the state capital of Rio de Janeiro. The city is best known for its beaches, carnivals, football, music and its well preserved tropical forests. Commonly known just as Rio and once a Portuguese colony, it was also the capital of Brazil for nearly two centuries during the 1800s. Brasilia became the capital in 1960 when Brazil achieved independence. Tourists mainly get attracted to Rio not just because of it musical diversity and beaches but also because of its flora and fauna... Read More...

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Christ the Redeemer

Christ the Redeemer

The statue of Christ the Redeemer is a part of the new edition of the Seven Wonders of the World. Acting as a representative of Rio, the statue completed 83 years of its existence.

 
 

Plataforma Samba Show

4.5 star rating: Recommended
based on 52 reviews
Plataforma Samba Show

Duration: 3 to 5 hours

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Combine two of Rio's most popular tours on a full-day shore excursion packed with breathtaking views... More info »
 
 
 

Rio de Janeiro Helicopter Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended
based on 13 reviews
Rio de Janeiro Helicopter Tour

Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

What could be better than a sightseeing tour of Rio de Janeiro from the air? From the vantage point .. More info »
 
 
 

Corcovado Mountain, Christ Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain Day Tour

4 star rating: Recommended
based on 52 reviews
Corcovado Mountain, Christ Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain Day Tour

Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Combine two of Rio's most popular tours on a full-day shore excursion packed with breathtaking views. ... More info »
 
 

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A visit to Christ the Redeemer

July 2, 2015, 11:31 a.m.

Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer), an Art Deco statue of Jesus Christ, an impressive 98 feet hight and more than 2, 326 feet above sea level, is one of Rio's- and the world's- greatest attractions.

Parque Lage – a Pleasant Surprise in Rio

June 23, 2015, 11:37 a.m.

A public park in Rio de Janeiro, Parque Lage is an old estate with expansive grounds west of the Lagoon. The park is tucked at the foot of Corcovado, at the base of Floresta da Tijuca and lies in the Jardim Botanico Neighbourhood.

Take a Hike – Dois Irmãos Hiking Tour

June 18, 2015, 11:30 a.m.

Dois Irmaoes, the beautiful pair of mountains, situated at the end of Leblon beach, make up one of Rio's most iconic views.

Feira do Rio Antigo (Antique Market)

June 11, 2015, 9:37 a.m.

Taking over the length of Lapa's Rua Lavradio with stalls, live music and food, the Feira Rio Antigo (Antiques fair) is one of the best free monthly events. The fair takes place on the first Saturday of every month in old Centro, running from 10 AM to 7 PM.