Blazing Deals

Find Brazil Flights

Travelers 1, Economy
Area Airports

Nearby Airports

See all
Featured Destination

Explore Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro – The Marvelous City

Knоwn as "Thе Mаrvеlоuѕ City", the Brаziliаn city оf Rio de Janeiro iѕ оnе of the mоѕt nаturаllу bеаutiful сitiеѕ in thе world tоdау. A mixturе of old сlаѕѕiсаl ѕtаtuеѕ аnd nеwеr vibrant nightlifе аnd саrnivаlѕ, Riо оffеrѕ the viѕiting trаvеlеr ѕоmеthing tо satiate аll thеir needs. Whether уоu wish tо viѕit ѕоmе оf itѕ fаmоuѕ landmarks оr sample itѕ соѕmороlitаn clubs and bаrѕ, it's a wоndеrful city tо mаkе уоur асԛuаintаnсе оf.

A Shоrt Infо Abоut Riо De Jаnеirо

Fоr a vacationer lооking fоr a city tо hоlidау in that offers unparalleled pleasure, thе сitу оf Rio de Janeiro in Brazil iѕ оnе of thе best choices. The city of Rio de Jаnеirо iѕ a melting pot of races, colors аnd сrееdѕ. Riо de Janeiro iѕ a Pоrtuguеѕе tеrm mеаning, River оf Jаnuаrу. Riо wаѕ thе соuntrу'ѕ capital until 1960 аnd iѕ thе ѕесоnd lаrgеѕt сitу in Brаzil аftеr Sao Pаоlо. Thе rеѕidеntѕ оf thе сitу аrе knоwn аѕ Cariocas. They hаvе made еxtеnѕivе contributions in thе fiеldѕ of history, culture, muѕiс аnd literature, particularly whеn Riо dе Jаnеirо wаѕ thе fеdеrаl сарitаl аnd thе hub оf Brаziliаn grоwth.

Whеrе tо Gо аnd Whаt tо Dо

Givеn bеlоw аrе thе рорulаr tоuriѕt ѕроtѕ in Rio dе Janeiro:

  1. Copacabana Beach

    Cорасаbаnа beach iѕ оnе оf thе mоѕt famous beaches оf Brаzil. The nearly thrее kilоmеtеrѕ оf sandy beach lооkѕ оut at thе Guanabara Bay and offers a ѕресtасulаr view оf Sugarloaf Mountain. A fort аt each еnd оf thе bеасh рrоvidеѕ tоuriѕt with an орроrtunitу to gеt tо knоw a littlе mоrе оf the history оf both thе сitу оf Rio dе Jаnеirо and thе соuntrу оf Brаzil.

  2. Sugаrlоаf Hill (Pао dе Aсuсаr)

    Sugаrlоаf Hill iѕ a ԛuаrtz аnd grаnitе реаk thаt riѕеѕ uр frоm thе mouth of Guаnаbаrа Bау tо a hеight оf 396 mеtеrѕ. A glаѕѕ-раnеlеd саblе саr will trаnѕроrt уоu from Praia Vеrmеlhа (Rеd Bеасh) to Mоrrо dа Urca (Urса Hill) аnd, frоm thеrе, to the tор оf Sugarloaf. The ride takes lеѕѕ thаn 20 minutеѕ but offers a viеw оf Rio thаt уоu will nеvеr forget.

  3. Mаrасаnа Stаdium

    Mаrасаnа Stаdium is оnе оf thе lаrgеѕt fооtbаll (ѕоссеr) ѕtаdiumѕ in the world. It was the lосаtiоn of thе World Cuр Finаl оf 1950 when Brаzil lоѕt tо Uruguay bеfоrе a сrоwd оf 199,954. What iѕ mоrе imрrеѕѕivе thаn the stadium itѕеlf iѕ the еnthuѕiаѕm оf the Brаziliаn fооtbаll fаnѕ. Don't just viѕit thе stadium, visit Mаrасаnа to watch a soccer mаtсh.

  4. Tijuса National Park (Parque Nacional da Tijuса)

    Onе of thе things thаt make Rio de Jаnеirо ѕо beautiful iѕ the vаѕt аmоunt оf nаturе thаt iѕ part оf thiѕ mаjоr urbаn сеntеr. Thе nеаrlу 4,000-acre Tijuca National Pаrk is the lаrgеѕt сitу-ѕurrоundеd urbаn forest in thе world. Within minutеѕ, уоu can leave thе ѕрrаwling соnсrеtе jungle of Riо and visit wаtеrfаllѕ, grоttоѕ, lakes аnd оthеr wоndеrѕ оf nаturе.

  5. Cоrсоvаdо

    Corcovado, whiсh means "hunchback" in Pоrtuguеѕе, iѕ a 710-mеtеr grаnitе peak lосаtеd in thе Tijuса Florest. Atop thе реаk iѕ thе 38-meter Christ thе Redeemer Stаtuе with аrmѕ оutѕtrеtсhеd in direction оf the сitу оf Riо. Thе statue wаѕ rесеntlу named оnе оf thе New Seven Wоndеrѕ of thе Wоrld. You can саtсh аn еlесtriс trаin tо ride tо thе top. A lооkоut рlаtfоrm аllоwѕ уоu tо gеt a breathtaking viеw оf the city.

  6. Jаrdim Bоtаniсо

    Jаrdim Bоtаniсо (bоtаniс gardens) has 140 hесtаrеѕ аrеа аnd 7,000 divеrѕе рlаnt species аnd iѕ a fаvоritе place tо rеlаx. Out оf its vаriоuѕ bеаutiful gаrdеnѕ, Orԛuidáriо аnd Sеnѕоriаl Gаrdеn аrе thе mоѕt spectacular. Lаgоа Rоdrigо dе Freitas, the bеаutiful lаkе ѕituаtеd nеаr the Bоtаfоgо nеighbоrhооd iѕ аnоthеr preferred tourist ѕроt.

Accommodation in Riо De Janeiro

You will еnjоу еvеrу mоmеnt аѕ you journey fоr Rio de Janeiro. Whаtеvеr budgеt уоu hаvе, big оr ѕmаll, there will аlwауѕ bе an ассоmmоdаtiоn thаt will bе ѕuitаblе fоr уоu.

Climаtе

The climatic conditions аrе vеrу hot аnd humid thrоughоut thе year in Rio. Thе tеmреrаturе mostly ѕtауѕ аbоvе 40 dеgrееѕ. The south side iѕ muсh сооlеr ѕidе оf thе city bесаuѕе of the сооl breezes соming from thе осеаn. Basically thе ѕоuth ѕidе of thе сitу iѕ mоѕtlу visited bу tоuriѕtѕ bесаuѕе аll оf thе bеасhеѕ of Rio are located in thе south. Thе сitу enjoys a long run оf rainfall whiсh mostly hарреnѕ during thе months оf Dесеmbеr tо March.

Discover

Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden

1008 Rua Jardim Botânico, 22460-030, Rio de Janeiro
A really amazing sight. This sprawling garden is home to more than 6,000 animal and plant species and many species of birds. Do not miss.
Read More

Copacabana Fort

1 Praça Coronel Eugênio Franco, 22070-020, Rio de Janeiro
The modern fortress, built at the beginning of the 20th century, is open to the public and is worth a visit - both for the museum and for the magnificent view of the nearby beach. There are many interesting exhibits for those interested in Brazil's military history.
Read More

Museum of Tomorrow

1 Praça Mauá, 20081-262, Rio de Janeiro
The Museum of Tomorrow is a science museum in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It was designed by the Spanish neo-Futurist architect Santiago Calatrava and built next to the waterfront at Pier Maua. The construction was supported by the Roberto Marinho Foundation and cost around 230 million reais. The building opened on 17 December 2015 in the presence of President Dilma Rousseff. The main exhibition takes visitors through five main areas: Cosmos, Earth, Anthropocene, Morning and we through numerous experiments and experiences. This fascinating but intriguing museum combines science with innovative design to focus on sustainable cities and an ecological world. The museum is part of the renovation of the port area of ​​the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Read More

Sambadrome Marquês de Sapucaí

R. Marquês de Sapucaí - Santo Cristo, Rio de Janeiro, 20220-007, Brazil
This stadium was built especially for the carnival. It comes alive during the event, but you can visit it anytime and see the small museum dedicated to the history of Samba, its importance for the culture of Rio and Samba schools. Come and enjoy the most impressive event of Rio - the carnival.
Read More

Museum of Modern Art

85 Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, 20021-140, Rio de Janeiro, BR
Excellent Brazilian, but also international art in an impressive building surrounded by a beautiful park. The exhibitions change frequently, so visit the official website before your visit. In addition to the exhibited works of art, you will also find a restaurant, art school and venues. However, it is not a very family-friendly environment - it may be boring for children.
Read More

Colourful Painted Slums

Favela Painting is the name of a series of community artworks in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, painted by the Dutch artists Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn with the help of locals. The Firmeza Foundation, an organization based in the Netherlands, leads the project. The project is funded mainly through scholarships and donations. The main idea is to work with the locals to create community graphics. Three works of art were completed under Favela Painting from 2006 onwards. Completed in 2006, the second work completed in 2008 - both painted in Vila Cruzeiro, a slum in Rio de Janeiro. In 2010, the duo painted over 7,000 square meters of public space in Santa Marta. The ultimate goal of the artists is to paint a whole hill favela in the center of Rio. Haas & Hahn plans to return to Brazil to carry out further work as part of the Favela Painting project.
Read More

AquaRio

PLAZA DE MUHAMMAD ALI, GAMBOA, 20220-360, Rio de Janeiro
Not many aquariums all over the world can compete with this one when it comes to size. The variety of species you can see here is amazing - want to see a doctor fish, a bamboo shark or the rays? Also, it's a very family-friendly place so don't hesitate to bring your kids with you.
Read More

Imperial Palace

48 Praça Quinze de Novembro, 20010-010, Rio de Janeiro
The former residence of Brazilian governors is a beautiful showcase of colonial architecture. Nowadays it houses a cultural centre.
Read More

Ilha Fiscal Castle

Ilha Fiscal is an island in Guanabara Bay, bordering the historic city center of Rio de Janeiro, in southeastern Brazil. Originally named by Europeans as Ilha dos Ratos, its current name comes from the fact there have worked since the Guarda Fiscal, serving the port of the then capital of the Empire in the nineteenth century. The island became famous for having housed the famous Baile da Ilha Fiscal, the last big party of the Empire before the coup d'état that proclaimed the Republic in November 1889. Ilha Fiscal now houses a museum of cultural history that is maintained by the Navy of Brazil.
Read More
See all

Sports

Copacabana beach

The icon of Rio de Janeiro and one of the most famous beaches in the world. There is often a lot going on, but there is enough space to experience the lively atmosphere. The beach is well equipped so you do not have to worry about anything. Come and experience the spirit of the city.
Read More

Ipanema Beach

Listed as the sexiest beach in the world, it is very atmospheric, lively and a must for any visit, whether you are out to sea or just out for a walk. However, if you do not enjoy a large crowd, this may not be the place for you as it is often overcrowded.
Read More

Maracanã Stadium

Avenida Presidente Castelo Branco, 20271-130, Rio de Janeiro, BR
The Maracanã, officially Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, is one of the most emblematic football stadiums in the world in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The stadium is part of a complex that includes an arena called Maracanãzinho, which in Portuguese means "The Little Maracanã". It belongs to the Government of the State of Rio de Janeiro and, like the district of Maracanã in which it is located, is named after the Rio Maracanã, a now canalized river in Rio de Janeiro. The stadium opened in 1950 to host the FIFA World Cup, defeating Brazil 2-1 in front of 199,854 on 16 July 1950 in the decider against Uruguay. At 26 events, 150,000 or more spectators were seen The latter was on May 29, 1983, when 155,253 spectators watched as Flamengo beat Santos 3-0. The stadium has seen 284 times more than 100,000 spectators.
Read More

Arpoador Point

It seems that this rocky platform has been designed to observe sunsets and take perfect pictures of the sea and the beach. Worth a visit The area is full of restaurants and bars and generally it is a very lively place. Socializing with wonderful views awaits you here.
Read More

Leblon Beach

Come and discover a beautiful beach that is not as crowded as the most popular ones. The surf spots here are great and also the facilities. For children there is a small playground and there are facilities for beach volleyball and other sports. The neighborhood is full of great restaurants and cafes.
Read More

Red Beach

Great view of the Sugar Loaf, which is blushed every day by red sunsets. This beach is really a little paradise. It is easily accessible and there are many restaurants and bars nearby (although a little expensive). It's less crowded than the more iconic beaches, but just as beautiful.
Read More

Rock of the Topsail

Pedra da Gávea is a monolithic mountain in Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Composed of granite and gneiss, its elevation is 844 metres, making it one of the highest mountains in the world that ends directly in the ocean. Trails on the mountain were opened up by the local farming population in the early 1800s; today, the site is under the administration of the Tijuca National Park.The mountain's name translates as Rock of the Topsail, and was given to it during the expedition of Captain Gaspar de Lemos, begun in 1501, and in which the Rio de Janeiro bay also received its name.
Read More

Leme Beach

A lovely beach mostly used by the locals and with several facilities to sustain you through the day. If you don't mind missing out on the most iconic beaches, this less known one is definitely less crowded while still beautiful and pleasant. Don't hesitate and come enjoy the waves.
Read More

Prainha Beach

This small strip of sand is popular with surfers and those who want to escape the busy Rio beaches to enjoy some peace and quiet.
Read More
See all

Restaraunts

Confeitaria Colombo

32 Rua Gonçalves Dias
In Rio you have to taste the feijoada (a Portuguese dish with beans and pork). This restaurant is one of the best restaurants - and the service is great too. You can also enjoy your meal in this beautiful establishment. And of course, a dessert - the selection is incredible!
Read More

Rio Scenarium

20 Rua do Lavradio, Rio de Janeiro, BR
Three floors of live samba music, vintage decor and a crowd that welcomes everyone with open arms - what more to wish for? Rio is lively, sociable and friendly and in this club, all of its great features are manifested. Come and dance through the night!
Read More

João Fernandes Beach

Wonderful small beach, one of the best ones in the area. You'll find some great restaurants around.
Read More

Feira de Sao Cristovao

Campo de São Cristóvão, 20291-440
A lively marketplace and a gathering place for the people from the north. Shops, restaurants and regional music here every weekend! Even if you're not planning to buy anything, stop by for the special atmosphere and maybe something will catch your eye after all. It is also a great place for souvenir shopping.
Read More

Garota de Ipanema

49 Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 22411-010, Rio de Janeiro
Brazilian cuisine.
Read More

Travessa do Comércio

This picturesque cobblestone street is lined up with restaurants and bars and is also a popular gathering place for the residents of Rio. Come and have a bite of something delicious and wash it down with a drink in the company of your friends.
Read More

Norte Shopping

Av. Dom Hélder Câmara, 5474 - Cachambi, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20771-004, Brazil
The NorteShopping is the largest shopping center in the city of Rio de Janeiro and the second largest in Brazil. It has a constructed area of 245,028 m². NorteShopping has 343 shops, 11 anchor stores, a medical center, a theater, a college, a school, second language courses an indoor kart track, an ice skating rink and various services.
Read More
See all

Going Out

Atlantica Avenue

The best way to see them is at night, when the street bars open, the bossa nova bands gather, and the open-air markets begin offering their goods. This is one of the best places to get to know and enjoy the true spirit of Rio. However, if you do not like loud crowds, you may want to avoid this place.
Read More

Municipal Theatre

Praca Marechal Floriano, 20031-050, Rio de Janeiro
The Theatro Municipal is an opera house located in the Centro district of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It was built at the beginning of the 20th century and is considered one of the most beautiful and important theaters in the country. The building is designed in an eclectic style, inspired by the Paris Opera by Charles Garnier. The exterior walls are labeled with the names of classic Eurocentric and Brazilian artists. It is located near the National Library and the National Fine Arts Museum, overlooking the sprawling Cinelândia Square.
Read More

The Week

154 Rua Sacadura Cabral, Rio de Janeiro, BR
The Week International is an after hours LGBT nightclub located in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. Opened in September 2004, in Lapa, and became in the moment the biggest gay nightclub of São Paulo, Brazil, and Latin America. The massive 64,000-square-foot nightclub features two dancefloors, a garden, a pool, several bars, valet parking, and a vip area. Bringing in over 2,500 people every weekend, over the past years The Week was responsible not only for significant changes in São Paulo nightlife in general. The club's constant strive for innovation and quality has become one of the driving forces in Brazil's changing club scene, and has forced several other business to raise their standards. The success of The Week São Paulo has resulted in the opening of a branch in Rio de Janeiro in July 2007, and in branch in Florianópolis in 2008. The latter is open seasonally during the months of summer.
Read More

Sala Cecília Meireles

47 Largo da Lapa, 20021-170
Sala Cecília Meireles is a theatre in the Lapa district of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is noted for its chamber music and is considered to be one of the best venues in terms of acoustics in the city. The theatre is named in honor of Brazilian author and amateur pianist Cecília Meireles. The building was erected in the late nineteenth century as the Grande Hotel da Lapa. And hosted many major landowners and politicians of the Old Republic . In 1948 it was renovated and turning it into a cinema with the name Cine Colonial.
Read More

Cidade das Artes

5300 Avenida das Américas, 22793-080, Rio de Janeiro
The Cidade das Artes is a cultural complex located in Barra da Tijuca in the Southwest Zone of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, which was originally planned to open in 2004, with the name of City of Music. The formal inauguration was in January 2013, with the musical, "Rock in Rio".The project's R$515 million to the city of Rio caused much controversy was originally budgeted at R$86 million. As the new home of the Orquestra Sinfônica Brasileira and a main center for music, the Cidade das Artes is the largest modern concert hall in South America, with 1,780 seats. The complex spans approximately 90 thousand square metres and also features a chamber music hall, three theatres, and 12 rehearsal rooms. The terrace offers panoramic views of the neighbourhood of Barra da Tijuca.
Read More

Fábrica Bhering

The former chocolate factory now houses a community of more than fifty artists and businesses. There is also a clothes shop, furniture store and a coffee shop.
Read More
See all

Hiking

Christ the Redeemer

Parque Nacional da Tijuca - Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brazil
Christ the Redeemer is an art deco statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, created by French sculptor Paul Landowski and built by Brazilian engineer Heitor da Silva Costa in collaboration with French engineer Albert Caquot. The Romanian sculptor Gheorghe Leonida designed the face. Built between 1922 and 1931, the statue is 30 meters high, with the exception of the 8-meter pedestal. The arms are 28 meters wide. The statue weighs 635 tons and is located on the top of the 700-meter-high Corcovado Mountains in the Tijuca Forest National Park, overlooking the city of Rio de Janeiro. The statue is a symbol of Christianity around the world and has become a cultural icon in both Rio de Janeiro and Brazil. It is considered one of the new seven wonders of the world. It consists of reinforced concrete and soapstone.
Read More

Sugarloaf

Its specific shape has given the summit the interesting name and status of one of Rio's landmarks. Hike up and enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding area. If you are not a big hiker, you can use a cable car. You can also join a guided tour that tells the story of the first cable car in Brazil.
Read More

Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon

The environment of this lake is one of the best places to relax in Rio. The shore of the lake is lined with paths, volleyball courts and much more. So if you are looking for a sports field, this is definitely the place for you.
Read More

Tijuca Forest

The Tijuca Forest is a tropical rainforest in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is said that it is the largest urban forest in the world and has an area of ​​about 32 km², although there are sources that assign this title to the city forest of Johannesburg, South Africa, where between 6 and 9.5 million trees have been planted. Similar to the Tijuca Forest in Rio de Janeiro, the UNESCO World Heritage Site Botanical Garden is a well-known tropical rainforest garden within the city limits.
Read More

Henrique Lage Park

Parque Lage is a public park located in the city of Rio de Janeiro, in the Jardim Botânico district at the foot of the Corcovado. The country used to be the residence of the industrialist Enrique Lage and his wife, the singer Gabriella Besanzoni. In the 1920s, Lage rebuilt the mansion by Italian architect Mario Vodrel, with interior paintings by Salvador Payol's Sabaté. In the 1960s, the country became a public park with trails through subtropical forest. The Escola de Artes Visuais do Parque location and a public café are accessible from the former villa.
Read More

Urca Hill

Come and explore one of the hills near the Sugar Loaf. It offers great views from the top and is a great choice for hiking and mountaineering. Consider your physical condition before you set off. The view is definitely worth it!
Read More

Flamengo Park

Flamengo Park, also known as Aterro do Flamengo, Eduardo Gomes Park, and Aterro do Brigadeiro Eduardo Gomes, is the largest public park and recreation area within the city of Rio de Janeiro, in eastern Brazil. The park is located along Guanabara Bay, in the Flamengo district of the city, between Downtown Rio and Copacabana.
Read More

Botafogo beach

This beach is sadly not fit for swimming since the bay is polluted. However, the bay hosts many events, it is a popular gathering place and the area around is also great if you want to just stroll around. You can see the Sugarloaf Mountain perfectly from here as well.
Read More

Parque Nacional da Tijuca

Estrada da Cascatinha, 850 - Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20531-590, Brazil
The Tijuca Forest is a tropical rainforest in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is claimed to be the world's largest urban forest, covering some 32 km², although there are sources assigning this title to the urban forest of Johannesburg, South Africa, where between 6 and 9.5 million trees were planted. Similar to Rio de Janeiro's Tijuca Forest, the UNESCO World Heritage Site Singapore Botanic Gardens is another renowned garden with a tropical rainforest within its city limits.
Read More
See all

Playing

Rio de Janeiro Zoo

Parque Quinta da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro
The Quinta da Boa Vista is a public park of great historical importance in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The park was part of the gardens of the São Cristóvão Palace, the residence of the Emperors of Brazil in the 19th century. The building of the old palace hosts now the National Museum, with collections on natural history, ethnology and archaeology. The park is also the home of the Zoological Garden of Rio de Janeiro, with over 2000 species of animals. The Quinta da Boa Vista is located in the São Cristóvão neighbourhood, in the North zone of Rio de Janeiro.
Read More
See all

Relaxing

Passeio Público

When the weather is nice, come visit one of the first public parks built in South America. It features classic landscaping and architecture and feels like stepping back in time. It is also a wonderful place for relaxation after a long day of e.g. sunbathing. And a great place for a picnic since the trees provide enough shade.
Read More

Arpoador Beach

Terrific views of the ocean and spectacular surfing conditions are the main reasons why this beach is so popular amongst the locals. It is a pleasant alternative to the more iconic beaches which are usually quite crowded.
Read More

Praia do Forno

This lovely beach won't disappoint you if you're looking for a great place for swimming with enough restaurants that will make sure you won't go hungry or thirsty. However, it's quite a popular one so on sunny days, it gets crowded quite easily. You might also come across language barrier here - not everyone speaks English.
Read More

Orla Bardot

This promenade is named after the iconic actress Brigitte Bardot, who visited this (at that time unknown) town and made it famous among celebrities. Her bronze statue is a popular one among the tourists who love taking pictures with her. There are several other statues you can admire along the way.
Read More

Feiticeira beach, Ilha Grande

A small beach perfect for swimming when it's not too crowded. Ideal for a nice day trip from Rio.
Read More

Campo de Santana

The Campo de Santana is a park located in the Praça da República in downtown Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The name of the plaza refers to the fact that it is located near the site where the Brazil was declared a Republic in 1889.
Read More

Catacumba Park

Av. Epitácio Pessoa, 3000 - Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro, 22471-003, Brazil
A huge, tranquil park where you can enjoy the nature, admire the open-air statue exhibits and meet Rio's many animals. Come here if you need a break from the busy city and enjoy a picnic or just chill in the grass. You can also visit the Adventure Park here.
Read More

Park of the Nice View

The Quinta da Boa Vista is a public park of great historical importance in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The park was part of the gardens of the São Cristóvão Palace, the residence of the Emperors of Brazil in the 19th century. The building of the old palace hosts now the National Museum, with collections on natural history, ethnology and archaeology. The park is also the home of the Zoological Garden of Rio de Janeiro, with over 2000 species of animals. The Quinta da Boa Vista is located in the São Cristóvão neighbourhood, in the North zone of Rio de Janeiro.
Read More

November 15 Square

The Praça XV de Novembro, is a public square in the Centro section of the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Read More
See all

Shopping

Saara

This bustling shopping district has a special atmosphere. Here you can get everything - from carnival costumes to ethnic crafts. Great place for shopping. Even if you are not in the mood for shopping, you may want to stop by and experience the busy atmosphere.
Read More

Barra Shopping

4666 Avenida das Américas, 22640-120, Rio de Janeiro, BR
Barra Shopping is a Brazilian shopping center located in the Barra da Tijuca neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro. The center was opened in 1981.
Read More

Shopping Rio Sul

116 Rua Lauro Müller, Rio de Janeiro
This one was the first mall in Rio de Janeiro to be built. It consists of over 400 shops, cafes and restaurants, so you can comfortably spend the whole day here. There are shops of various brands and when you get hungry or need a coffee break, there are many options to choose from.
Read More

Casa do Pontal Museum

3295 Estrada do Pontal, 22785-580, Rio de Janeiro
Explore Brazilian folk art through more than 5,000 pieces displayed here and relax afterwards in the museum's garden.
Read More
See all

Sightseeing

Selarón Staircase

R. Manuel Carneiro - Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 20241-120, Brazil
Escadaria Selarón, also known as "Selaron Steps", is a series of world famous steps in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. They are the work of Chile-born artist Jorge Selarón, who described it as "my homage to the Brazilian people".
Read More

Rio de Janeiro Cathedral

245 Avenida República do Chile
The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian, better known as the Metropolitan Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro or the Cathedral of San Sebastián of Rio de Janeiro, is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro. The cathedral is the lake of the metropolitan archbishops of the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The church is dedicated to Saint Sebastian, the patron saint of Rio de Janeiro.
Read More

Lapa Arches

The Carioca Aqueduct is an aqueduct in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The aqueduct was built in the middle of the 18th century to bring fresh water from the Carioca River to the town's population. It is an impressive example of colonial architecture and technology. The Carioca Aqueduct is located in the center of the city, in the district of Lapa, and is often referred to by the Brazilians as Arcos da Lapa. Since the end of the 19th century, the aqueduct has served as a bridge for a popular tram connecting the city center with the Santa Teresa district, the Santa Teresa Tramway.
Read More

Sugarloaf Cable Car

The Sugarloaf Cable Car is a cable car in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It moves between Praia Vermelha and the Sugar Loaf, stopping on the way up and down in Morro da Urca and reaches the top of the 1,299 foot mountain. The cable car was designed in 1908 by the engineer Augusto Ferreira Ramos, who sought the support of well-known figures of the high society of Rio to promote the construction. It was opened in 1912 and was only the third cable car in the world. In 1972, the cars were expanded from 22 to 75 and shown in 1979 in an action scene for the James Bond movie Moonraker. Today it is used daily by around 2,500 visitors. The cable cars run every 30 minutes between 8 and 22 o'clock.
Read More

Chinese Belvedere

Estrada da Vista Chinesa, Rio de Janeiro
The Chinese-style pavilion offers stunning views of the city and bay. You have laid them out at your feet while you enjoy the shade of a beautiful structure. The walk here is also pleasant. Consider the weather before you come here, so you can really enjoy the view and not forget your camera!
Read More

Church of Our Lady of the Candelária

Praça Pio X, 22091-040
The Candelária Church is an important historical Roman Catholic church in the city of Rio de Janeiro in southeastern Brazil. It was built and decorated from 1775 until the end of the 19th century. The church combines a Baroque façade with neoclassical and neo-renaissance interior elements.
Read More

Apothecary's Square

Beco do Boticário, Cosme Velho, Rio de Janeiro, 22241-120, Brazil
The Largo do Boticário is a square in the Cosme Velho neighborhood of the city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. The square can be reached by the Beco do Boticário, that passes by the Rio Carioca. The area is characterized by large, neo-colonial houses and Atlantic Forest vegetation.
Read More

Guanabara Palace

190 Rua Pinheiro Machado
This imposing palace used to be one of the residences of Brazil's royal rulers and presidents. Nowadays it houses the Rio de Janeiro state administration. It is an impressive building worth noticing if you're passing by. Grab your camera and take some fancy pictures.
Read More

Largo do Guimaraes

R. Alm. Alexandrino, Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, 20241-340, Brazil
This is a picturesque square and one of the centres of Santa Teresa. Come here for its great restaurants serving delicious food, live music, and mainly for the friendly locals. It is one of the best places where to experience the social and friendly spirit Rio is so popular for.
Read More
See all

Traveling

RIOgaleão - Tom Jobim International Airport

Av. 20 de Janeiro s/nº Ilha do Governador Rio de Janeiro RJ 21942-900 Brazil
This is the largest and second largest airport in Brazil, connected to many national and international locations. Galeão International Airport, 20 km from Rio city center, consists of two terminals, T1 and T2, which are adjacent to each other. The airport can be reached by bus shuttle, taxi or transfer companies offering transfers to and from various hotels. The TransCarioca line of the BRT (Bus Rapid Transfer System in Rio) connects terminals 1 and 2 with the terminal Alvorada (bus station in Barra da Tijuca). It also stops at Vicente de Carvalho (line 2), from where you can reach the entire metro system. The system works around the clock and tickets can be bought at BRT booths at the airport. Four bus lines (2018, 2101, 2145, 2918) from Real Auto Bus will take you to the airport. Buses usually run between 5.30am and 10.30pm and leave every 30 minutes. Please check the official website of each line. Tickets are sold at both terminals. Free Wi-Fi is available for 60 minutes. Connect with RIO GALEAO Wi Fi.
Read More

Santos Dumont Airport

Praça Senador Salgado Filho, 20021-340, Rio de Janeiro, BR
Santos Dumont Airport is the second major airport in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is named after the Brazilian aviation pioneer Alberto Santos Dumont. It is operated by Infraero. Santos Dumont has slot restrictions with a maximum of 19 operations per hour. He is one of the five airports with such restrictions in Brazil.
Read More

Largo do Machado Station

Largo do Machado Station is an underground station on the Rio de Janeiro Metro that services the neighbourhoods of Catete, Laranjeiras, Cosme Velho and Largo do Machado in the South Zone of Rio de Janeiro. It is located near the Estádio das Laranjeiras.
Read More

Cabo Frio International Airport

28905-970
Cabo Frio International Airport is the airport serving Cabo Frio, Brazil. The airport is owned by the municipality of Cabo Frio and operated by Libra Aeroportos.
Read More

Corcovado Rack Railway

The Corcovado Train is a rack railway in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from Cosme Velho to the summit of the Corcovado Mountain at an altitude of 710 m. The summit is known for its statue of Christ the Redeemer and its views over the city and beaches of Rio. The line is 3.8 km long. It is a 1,000 mm gauge rack railway using the Riggenbach rack system. The line was opened by Emperor Dom Pedro II on 9 October 1884. Initially steam hauled, the line was the first railway to be electrified in Brazil in 1910, and was re-equipped in 1980 with trains built by SLM of Winterthur in Switzerland. It is one of the few remaining railways using three-phase electric power with two overhead wires, at 800 V 60 Hz.
Read More

Station I

The Sugarloaf Cable Car is a cableway in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Moving between Praia Vermelha and the Sugarloaf Mountain, it stops at Morro da Urca on its way up and down, and reaches the summit of the 1,299-foot mountain. The cableway was envisioned by the engineer Augusto Ferreira Ramos in 1908 who sought support from well-known figures of Rio's high society to promote its construction. Opened in 1912, it was only the third cableway to be built in the world. In 1972 the cars were updated, growing from a capacity of 22 to 75, and in 1979 it featured in an action scene for the James Bond film Moonraker. Today it is used by approximately 2,500 visitors every day. The cable cars run every 30 minutes, between 8 am and 10 pm.
Read More

Station IV

The Sugarloaf Cable Car is a cableway in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Moving between Praia Vermelha and the Sugarloaf Mountain, it stops at Morro da Urca on its way up and down, and reaches the summit of the 1,299-foot mountain. The cableway was envisioned by the engineer Augusto Ferreira Ramos in 1908 who sought support from well-known figures of Rio's high society to promote its construction. Opened in 1912, it was only the third cableway to be built in the world. In 1972 the cars were updated, growing from a capacity of 22 to 75, and in 1979 it featured in an action scene for the James Bond film Moonraker. Today it is used by approximately 2,500 visitors every day. The cable cars run every 30 minutes, between 8 am and 10 pm.
Read More

Station II

The Sugarloaf Cable Car is a cableway in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Moving between Praia Vermelha and the Sugarloaf Mountain, it stops at Morro da Urca on its way up and down, and reaches the summit of the 1,299-foot mountain. The cableway was envisioned by the engineer Augusto Ferreira Ramos in 1908 who sought support from well-known figures of Rio's high society to promote its construction. Opened in 1912, it was only the third cableway to be built in the world. In 1972 the cars were updated, growing from a capacity of 22 to 75, and in 1979 it featured in an action scene for the James Bond film Moonraker. Today it is used by approximately 2,500 visitors every day. The cable cars run every 30 minutes, between 8 am and 10 pm.
Read More

Station III

The Sugarloaf Cable Car is a cableway in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Moving between Praia Vermelha and the Sugarloaf Mountain, it stops at Morro da Urca on its way up and down, and reaches the summit of the 1,299-foot mountain. The cableway was envisioned by the engineer Augusto Ferreira Ramos in 1908 who sought support from well-known figures of Rio's high society to promote its construction. Opened in 1912, it was only the third cableway to be built in the world. In 1972 the cars were updated, growing from a capacity of 22 to 75, and in 1979 it featured in an action scene for the James Bond film Moonraker. Today it is used by approximately 2,500 visitors every day. The cable cars run every 30 minutes, between 8 am and 10 pm.
Read More
See all

Hotels

Macabéa Hostel e Pousada

Largo do Rozario

Hotel Yoo2 Rio de Janeiro

242 Praia de Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro

Best Western Augusto's Rio Copa Hotel

370 Avenida Princesa Isabel, Rio de Janeiro, BR

El Misti Hostel

462 Rua Praia de Botafogo

Hotel Quintadinha

O Filho da Truta

Che Lagarto

Sunshine