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Rio de Janeiro

Between the Atlantic Ocean and the mountains is Rio de Janeiro, a bustling city in Brazil. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Carioca's flora and fauna are considered to be jewels of nature, inspiring many artists. At Mount Corcovado, at the top of the 200 steps, the iconic Christ Redeemer overlooks the city. Accessible

Things to do and see - Rio de Janeiro

Get atop a mountain to see an art deco statue of Jesus Christ
Christ the Redeemer
15 km
70 min
Experience the history and passion of Brazilian football
Maracanã Stadium
Relax on a famous sandy beach, known for its bustling atmosphere
Copacabana Beach
9 km
35 min
Take a cable car ride to enjoy breathtaking views
Sugarloaf Mountain
10 km
55 min
Unwind at a beautiful beach with a relaxed vibe
Ipanema Beach
13 km
45 min
Climb the colorful mosaic steps created by artist Jorge Selarón
Escadaria Selarón
Take another postcard-perfect image of Rio
Arcos da Lapa
Explore exotic flowers, plants and Amazon trees
Botanical Garden of Rio de Janeiro
Enter an art museum with striking architecture and a water garden
Museu de Arte Moderna do Río de Janeiro
Experience exhilarating hang gliding flights in a rainforest
Tijuca National Park
10 km
30 min
Go cycling, paddleboarding, and relaxing around a scenic lagoon
Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas
10 km
40 min
Hike in a public park with hiking trails and a historic mansion
Parque Lage
12 km
30 min
Step on a paradise island with pristine beaches
Ilha Grande
Visit the closest mountain resort to Rio
65 km
70 min
See a new kind of science museum in a neofuturistic building
Museum of Tomorrow

FAQ - Rio de Janeiro

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Events - Rio de Janeiro

Rock in Rio
The Rock in Rio festival is originally held in Rio de Janeiro. Since 2004, its geography began to expand to Lisbon, Madrid, and Las Vegas. The first event was held in 1985. Its headliners included the legendary Queen, AC/DC, Yes, Rod Stewart, and George Benson, with an audience of 1.38 million people. It is one of the best music festivals in the world. Since the pandemic in 2022, Iron Maiden, Post Malone, Justin Bieber, Guns N' Roses, Green Day, Coldplay, and Dua Lipa have closed the program.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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