On a visit to Rio De Janeiro you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Rio De Janeiro. These places are what Rio De Janeiro is all about. These must see places in Rio De Janeiro will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
08:00 am - 07:00 pm
When you think of Brazil, Christ the redeemer is the first thing that comes to mind. The most identifiable structure in Brazil and South America for that matter, the enormous statue of Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado Mountain is something of a national landmark.
The location attracts three hundred thousand tourists on an annual basis and this is...
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Av. Pasteur, 520 - Urca, Rio de Janeiro, 22290-240, Brazil
08:00 am - 08:00 pm
This peak located at the mouth of the Guanabara Bay is another popular destination in the city of Rio. The peak is largely conical in shape and goes by the popular name of Sugarloaf Mountain. The name is said to have originated in the 16th century when sugarcane cultivation was a booming industry in the country.
The shape of the mountain is said to...
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Avenida Pasteur, 520 - Urca, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 04719-001, Brazil
08:00 am - 10:00 pm
The Sugarloaf Mountain is as much a landmark on the skyline of Rio as is the Christ the Redeemer statue. It is one of the most visited tourist attractions in the country. There is a state-of-the-art cable car system that plies passenger to and from the peak. The mountain rises 1,299 ft. above the harbour and appears to grow right out of the ocean. ...
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Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Popularly listed as “the sexiest beach in the world”, this beach is a real treat to see. This popular beach located in the southern part of Rio de Janeiro is perhaps the most frequented beach in the world.
A haunting ground for the bold and the beautiful; this beach is truly a visual delight. Other than the water sports and people playi...
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R. Jardim Botanico, 1008 - Jardim Botanico, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22460-030, Brazil
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
The ‘Jardim Botanico’ or Botanical Garden of Rio de Janeiro has a serene landscape that offers respite from the city. The garden is home to hundreds of varieties of flora from Brazil and around the world. Set on 140 hectares, the park is home to several bird and small animal species. There is a Visitor’s Centre on the premises whe...
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Praca Floriano, S/N - Centro, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20031-050, Brazil
07:00 am - 08:00 pm
The Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro or simply Municipal Theatre is one of the most important historic buildings in Rio. It is considered and architectural marvel and is one of the Seven Wonders of Brazil. The building is inspired by Paris Opera of Charles Garnier and is considered one of the most beautiful structures in the country. The interio...
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Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Santo Cristo)
This is one of the most well known neighborhoods in Rio de Janeiro. Famous for the narrow, winding alleyways at the top of Santa Teresa Hill, this neighborhood is extremely popular among tourists and local artists.
The area was originally a locality for the rich and famous and has numerous testimonies to the fact in the form of magnificent villas. ...
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R. Primeiro de Marco, 66 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20010-000, Brazil
09:00 am - 09:00 pm
Often referred to as simply CCBB, it is the cultural centre of Banco Do Brasil (Bank of Brazil) and is how the name translates in English. While it may seem unusual for a bank to have such a centre, the place has a lot to offer and is a good place to spend time indoors during inclement weather. The bank has two other such centres in Brasilia and Sa...
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Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-270, Brazil (Urca)
The smaller of the famous peaks in Rio, Morro Da Urca is located close to the Sugar Loaf Mountain. The cable car from Praia Vermelha stops first atop this mountain before proceeding to the bigger Sugar Loaf. The view offered here are stunning despite the mountain being 720 feet tall which is half the size of Sugar Loaf. There are hiking trails on t...
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Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brazil
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
Locally known as the Parque Nacional da Tijuca, this hand planted rainforest region is the largest urban forest in the world. The forest comprises hundreds of species of flora and fauna, some of which have attained an endangered species.
The forest had earned a level of disrepute in recent times because of the huge number of favelas that used to op...
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R. Goncalves Dias, 32 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20050-030, Brazil
09:00 am - 08:00 pm
Elegant decor, large mirrors from Belgium, stained glass from France, tiles from Portugal and an over all feel of grandeur are the highlights of the Confeitaria Colombo. This cafe/confectionery is over a hundred years old and a landmark of downtown Rio. A place that entertained the upper crust of Rio society, it is now known for its delectable swee...
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Avenue Pasteur, 520 - Urca, CEP 22290-240 - Rio de Janeiro RJ - Brazil
08:00 am - 10:00 pm
One of the best-known attractions is Brazil; the Sugarloaf Cable Car caters to millions of visitors each year. The ride has two parts, the first part takes you from Praia Vermelha (Red Beach) to Morro da Urca (Urca Hill) and the second part takes you from Morro da Urca to Sugarloaf Mountain. The Sugarloaf cable car is considered one of the safest i...
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Travessa Mosqueira, 13 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro, 20021-270, Brazil
The Lapas neighborhood in Rio is the central location of the Carioca Aqueduct. The area has had a facelift in recent times to increase the beauty of the area.
A hotspot for intellectuals and art lovers this area has attracted its fair share of foreign attention. There are numerous night clubs and bars in the vicinity in addition to galleries and ex...
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R. Prof. Eurico Rabelo, Maracana, Rio de Janeiro, 20271-150, Brazil
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Officially known as the Estadio Jornalista Mario Filho, this open air football stadium is perhaps one of the most well known destinations in the world. An iconic site for football and football lovers, the stadium has been home to many important national and international games including world cup finals.
The stadium is shared by four clubs in the c...
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R. Humaita, 392 - Humaita, Rio de Janeiro, 22261-001, Brazil
This is the third most affluent area in Rio de Janeiro. Lying in close proximity to Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana, this area is extremely expensive to live in.
The name of this residential area is derived from its elliptical shape bordering a lagoon of sorts. Visitors who do not have to worry about their budgets can have a luxurious time in one of...