PHOTO DE RIO DE JANEIRO

Wonder of the contemporary World

This de lart Deco statue ns Jesus, designed de French sculptor pôle Landowski, towers over the city and ranks as one de Brazil’s many iconic et immediately recognizable attractions. Between the statue et its pedestal, Christ thé Redeemer supporter right at 125 feet tall, and its emplacement atop Corcovado hill means cette gets struck par lightning numerous times per year.

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A million dollars view

Even si it weren"t parce que le the statue,Corcovado would toujours be a major attraction thanks to its spectacular views end the city below from the peak approximately 2,300 feet.


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Urban jungle

Rio has the world’s largest urban rainforest nous the planet right at that is doorstep. Tijuca national Park covers part 8,300 acres of forest, granite peaks, waterfalls et more than 350 pet species.


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Top ns the world

Rio has ne sont pas shortage of scenic viewpoints, and the top de Sugarloaf hill (Pão du Açúcar) offers one of the best. Two cable cars take visitors to the summit, where the views extend venir Christ auto Redeemer and Copacabana Beach. Auto view is constantly excellent, but sunset tends à be the best time.


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Mountaintop image op

Pedra da Gávea is Brazil’s largest seaside monolith, with a summit at 2,769 feet. Also though it’s taller than Corcovado and Sugarloaf Mountain, it’s less famous. Those who make thé challenging hike to auto top will be rewarded with one of the city’s le meilleur views et photo ops.


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Walk in thé garden

Rio de Janeiro’s Jardim Botânico was founded in 1808 and remains one de the world’s good botanical gardens et arboretums. Spanning number of hundred acre in all, this vert space is le meilleur known pour its chercheur demploi of bromeliads, orchids et old trees, such ont this row du palms planted once the jardin was sapin opened.


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Copa, Copacabana

Among Rio’s plenty of beaches, no one is quite as famous oui Copacabana. Thé 2.5-mile stretch de sand attracts cariocas and visitors alike to swim, surf, sun or play soccer or beach volleyball in the sand.


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Chic beach

Perhaps equally famed is Ipanema (captured in its own song by Antonio Carlos Jobim). Each section ns sand, demarcated passant par posts, serves as a conférence spot à la one of the city’s countless subcultures, indigenous the locale surfers et hippie types at Posto 7 to thé LGBTQ hangout at Postos 8 et 9 to thé wealthy youth at Posto 10.


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Rio"s longest beach

For année escape from thé crowds du Rio’s much more iconic beaches, pull up a coast chair on the 11-mile stretch du sand known ont Barra sans couture Tijuca Beach, jaune Barra parce que le short. This beach, auto longest in the city, is popular among surfers, windsurfers et kite surfers.


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Riot de color

Somewhere roughly 100,000 people habitent in Rocinha, Brazil’s biggest favela. Built on a steep hillside overlooking auto city, the colorful neighborhood shows a less-polished but equally vibrant side du Rio.

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Waterside relaxation

The ville of Rio is not seul blessed with beautiful beaches marqué a scenic lagoon as well. A walking et cycling path encircles Lagoa Rodrigo du Freitas, while thé calm waters hold paddle boats et stand-up paddleboards. Numerous lakeside kiosks mélanger up caipirinhas pour sipping and people watching.


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Artist enclave

The hilltop neighborhood de Santa Teresa ranks among thé most charming in the city, many thanks in super part to its cobbled streets, circuits électoraux of artists studios et overall bohemian vibe. A historic yellow tram – auto oldest électrique railway in Latin america – takes passenger from auto city center to père noël Teresa.


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Tribute to thé Brazilian people

Santa Teresa is also page daccueil to one du Rio’s most photographed attractions, the Escadaria Selarón. This iconic flight de stairs is the work de Chilean artist Jorge Selarón, who spanned them in shining mosaic tiles gathered from around auto city et donated passant par visitors indigenous around the globe.


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Party heart du Rio

Bordering santa Teresa is auto downtown neighborhood du Lapa, where colonial buildings loger live music venues v sounds du samba spilling out onto auto streets. To party prefer a local, it"s hard venir beat Lapa.


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Carioca Aqueduct

The 18th century Lapa arches serve ont a gateway to historic downtown Rio. The de construction originally offered as an aqueduct venir bring water from auto Carioca river to downtown residents. Today, the arches appui a cable là between santa Teresa and Centro.


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A lunderground garden

Parque Lage, one du Rio’s most scenic vert spaces, comprises English-style gardens, ponds and année old mansion that dwellings free art exhibitions. Since it’s a peu off auto typical tourist route, it’s regularly quiet – an excellent spot to grab a cub du coffee or glass ns wine in thé shade.


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Live prefer royalty

Quinta da Boa Vista, the constitue estate ns the Portuguese de linterne family, is aujourdhui a busy auditeur park in the Zona Norte. A 2018 feu destroyed much ns the constitue imperial mansion, but the vert space stays a well-known spot pour picnics et weekend soccer games.


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Not your usual church

Rio’s city Cathedral, the seat ns the roman Catholic Archdiocese, is committed to terne Sebastian, thé patron saint of thé city. The striking structure was built in the 1960s et 1970s from a design de Edgar ns Oliveira da Fonsecainspired par a Mayan pyramid.

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Brazil"s biggest party

Each année in thé lead up venir Lent, some two million people take to auto streets every day during Rio’s biggest rue festival, Carnival. The city is loger to more than 200 samba schools who come together venir decorate thé city and participate in intricate parades.


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