Cidade De DeusCurrently Open
- Address: Cidada de Deus, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Time Required: 02:30 Hrs
- Tags: Historical Site
Literally translated to City of God, this iconic area has been subject to a very violent past. It used to have has the largest concentrations of favelas in the city. A favela is something that is very unique to the culture of Brazil. It is a settlement that consisting of Shanties which were created to house slaves initially. This area used to be a centre for the drug trade and criminal activities in Rio. Ciudad de Deus, is an attempt to relocate the residents of these favelas and is hence very important to the modern history of Rio di Janerio.
Used as a backdrop for the Movie City of God, this area today has, as mentioned before, witnessed a resurrection of sorts. Today tourists can visit the area to get a glimpse of the history of Brazil.
How to Reach Cidade De Deus
- Bus to Cidada de Deus
- Local eateries and restaurants
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13.76% of people who visit Rio De Janeiro include Cidade De Deus in their plan
4 PM - 5 PM
73.08% of people start their Cidade De Deus visit around 4 PM - 5 PM
2 Hrs 30 Minutes
People usually take around 2 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Cidade De Deus
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Cidade De Deus