Several brief interim governments succeeded after Vargas's suicide. Juscelino Kubitschek became president in 1956 and assumed a conciliatory posture towards the political opposition that allowed him to govern without major crises. The economy and industrial sector grew remarkably, but his greatest achievement was the construction of the new capital city of Brasília, inaugurated in 1960. His successor was Jânio Quadros, who resigned in 1961 less than a year after taking office. His vice-president, João Goulart, assumed the presidency, but aroused strong political opposition and was deposed i...

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Corcovado - Cristo Redentor

"Experience the Magic in Rio"
Oct 3, 2016 by Sam H
They call it one of the "new" Seven Wonders of the World. It is an apt name, simply because of the sheer size and location of the statue. sitting atop a hill with a ~14% grade on the way up, building... Read More
"did it even it was rainy"
Oct 4, 2016 by Surgical D
I did not have time so i did it in a rainy day . the trem up the mountain was nice the crew were very honest about the visibility off course we couldn't enjoy but that was the omly available time :( Read More
"Serenity in the Sky"
Oct 3, 2016 by Stephen M
A truly remarkable experience. I came away with a great sense of calm. The artistry is truly palpable and not diminished by the scale of the engineering feat. Look carefully for the little access... Read More
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Sugarloaf Mountain (Pao de Acucar)

"Don't miss"
Oct 4, 2016 by Surgical D
Very nice cable car , very organized , view is wonderful one of the main interests to do , even if u are short of time GO Read More
"Amazing Views"
Oct 3, 2016 by claudinestevenso2016
Amazing Views, The day that i went there i was lucky and there were not a lot of people lining up. You need to watch the sunset from this place Read More
"Can't Miss View"
Oct 3, 2016 by Sam H
This was my last major attraction in Rio and I am so glad I didn't miss the chance to visit. Reviews about the large crowds and touristy vibe almost kept me away, but proved not to be a problem. I... Read More
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Botanical Garden (Jardim Botanico)

"Very nice relaxed walk!"
Oct 3, 2016 by tezzzka
Great and huge botanical garden with great views to the Christ! They have some snack stops, serving nice coffee. There is an orchid garden - very interesting! The entrance is cheap so if you have... Read More
"Beautiful greenery"
Oct 3, 2016 by kprimasz
Great stroll in the park. 10reals and you can use the ticket the whole day. (Could go out and have some food or acai :) and go back) Beautiful palm trees, little lake, and Christ the redeemer in the... Read More
"Beautiful place in Rio"
Oct 3, 2016 by Rodrigo L
This is a good place to relax and see another side of Rio, not involving beaches. This is a botanical collection of Brazilian and foreign species, dating back to Brazil`s Imperial era. Admissions... Read More
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Arpoador

"Nice seascape!"
Oct 1, 2016 by Tony J
Great view over Ipanema beach and beachwalk. Surfers are surfing the waves which is interesting to look at. Read More
"Free and beautiful "
Oct 2, 2016 by David A
Great after a long walk through Ipanema and perfect to watch the sunset, the Copacabana forte and the Ipanema beach! If you pay attention you will be able to see Cristo and sugar loaf! Read More
"great view"
Sep 30, 2016 by merc8989
Went there for the sunset view and there was a huge crowd. Unfortunately, it was a cloudy day and we could not see the sun setting. Great view of the sea and Copacabana beach. Enjoyed the sea breeze... Read More
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Copacabana Beach

"bit rougher than Ipanema. But go there, and sing the Barry Manilow song."
Oct 3, 2016 by ResliCostabell
Not as swish as Ipanema, and little in the way of decent cafes nearby. Keep a close eye on your valuables. You have to go there. Just to know you did. Read More
"nice but nothing that special"
Oct 4, 2016 by Surgical D
nice but nothing that special may be it was still cold so we couldn't swim but its just a beach like any other in the morning don't know about it at night Read More
"Good "
Oct 2, 2016 by David A
Not the best beach in rio, there a lot of tourists because of the fancy hotels located along the sea, very expensive. Read More
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Maracana Estadio Jornalista Mario Filho

"Iconic (and I normally hate that word) arena"
Oct 3, 2016 by ResliCostabell
Easy to get there and get in. Fast security and seating. Delightful relaxed vibe. helpful staff. I was there for the Paralympics closing ceremony. Read More
"Gigantic stadium"
Oct 4, 2016 by merc8989
Was there for both the Paralympic opening and closing ceremonies. Huge stadium and getting to a wrong gate can be costly as we found out. We had tickets for Gate A but the taxi driver took us to Gate... Read More
"Incredible big"
Oct 1, 2016 by kimwagner2016
Fantastic to be there at the paralympic opening and closing ceremony together with family and friends. Read More
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Rodrigo de Freitas Lake

"Nice thermometer of the city!"
Sep 20, 2016 by Roberto F
You'll have a very peculiar time there. It's nice to see people running, strolling by or having a good time at the bars and restaurants located there. Onr of the most pleasant places to meet people... Read More
"Good but not a must see "
Oct 2, 2016 by David A
It's not a very touristic place, it's beautiful, but you can't swim. There is a lot of parking lots to go walking into Ipanema beach. Read More
"Great site seeing, a walking or running trail"
Sep 25, 2016 by Gunksman
Visited in 2013. This was a cool place! There's a walking/running trail along the perimeter of this lagoon which is connected by a small canal that separates Ipanema and Leblon Beaches. People stroll... Read More
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Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil

"One of the greatest museuns in Rio"
Sep 26, 2016 by Diana G
The building itself is beautiful but also CCBB has the best art expositions in Rio. You can also buy some art books in the bookstore or have a coffee in the bistro. Inform yourself before going about... Read More
"Great exhibitions"
Sep 25, 2016 by Solange W
Just been to a great exhibition about post impressionism. The building itself it is worth a visit. The entrance hall is very impressive. Read More
"Great stop when visiting downtown Rio"
Sep 30, 2016 by lanj0s
It is located near other major atractions such as Candelaria Church and historical places of Rio when Brasill was part of Portugal Empire. Has unique art exhibits and is free to public. Good place in... Read More
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Porcao Rio's

"This place in closed"
Jun 10, 2016 by jose b
No longer available.closed. Building an fantastic views still available. Don't go just for the view. You can go to fogo du chao. Close to this place and similar food Read More
"The restaurant has been closed"
Mar 2, 2016 by 912katiah
It's use to be one of the bests brazilian's barbecue restaurant. It was very traditional for all kinds of parties, bussiness and other events. It's closed since 2015. Read More
"For foodies"
Apr 7, 2016 by Ivan Z
This restaurant is s typical barbecue place in Rio, were you can eat as much as you want. Waiters will be all around with different meat cuts. In the buffet, salads and sushi. It has a great view of... Read More
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Rio Scenarium

"Great Nightclub Scene"
Sep 30, 2016 by ClaireWilson36
We are Americans who were taken here by a local, and we had a great time. The building itself is fascinating and filled with an amazing collection of antique-y "stuff". We got there a bit early... Read More
"The Spirit of Rio"
Sep 24, 2016 by dutoitkaren40
It is important to book a table in advance either on the first floor for a Samba vibe or the 2nd floor for a jazz vibe. We were seated on the second floor close to the jazz/40's -70's band. You can... Read More
"Post Samba Class"
Sep 24, 2016 by princess123182
Came here after a samba class to dance! It was great ambiance food and cocktails were superb! In a truly local area. Read More
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Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana

"A good way to loose a few hours..."
Sep 29, 2016 by Chimera702
We visited the fort mainly for the tea shop, but we whiled away a few hours just looking around. It's a really interesting place with lots of twist and turns and obviously the majority of it is... Read More
"Disappointment visit"
Oct 4, 2016 by merc8989
We paid a small entrance fee and were hoping we could discover some interest history of the Fort but were disappointed when we found out that there were no English words. I supposed this place is not... Read More
"Culture and Photo op..."
Sep 19, 2016 by CristyTasso
I really love this place. The Forte of Copacabana is really beautiful, and tells us a beautiful story of this city. It stands between the beaches os Ipanema and Copacabana! It's a fantastic spot for... Read More
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Restaurante Aprazivel

"Treehouse Restaurant "
Oct 3, 2016 by princess123182
Ambiance Amazing Service Outstanding Cocktails Refreshing Food Delicious Dessert to die for Make sure you have reservation, ask for a seat with a view although all seats are great. Vanilla Sky was... Read More
"Beautiful view, cashew fruit and lemon caipirinha!"
Oct 2, 2016 by ThaisBarros
Beautiful restaurant in Santa Theresa Neighbourhood , would recommend going by taxi and leaving the place with their car service since it is too far from Ipanema. Palmetto as a starter with basilico... Read More
"Love it!"
Oct 2, 2016 by Jeff H
It's a little difficult to get to, but the food has never disappointed and the views are wonderful. Highly recommend the Sangria. Make reservations as the premium tables fill quickly. Read More
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Escadaria Selaron

"Worth a visit"
Oct 3, 2016 by JonnyK1274
Definitely worth a visit when in cento in Rio! Would suggest you go from bottom to top (then down again) to really appreciate the artwork. Good attraction to tie in with a visit to Santa Teresa. Read More
"Good"
Oct 2, 2016 by David A
Good, but not a must see, in the surrounds you'll be able to know Santa Teresa, parque das ruínas, arcos da lapa and take good photos os rio, but be careful, it's dangerous, so don't go further. Read More
"Photo shoot Central "
Oct 3, 2016 by princess123182
We went there to get the iconic shot and discovered there were more options than just the steps... picture perfect and worth the visit. At night it turns into a hotspot for locals so many people you... Read More
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Urca

"One of my favourites in Rio"
Sep 11, 2016 by TerjeHoegberg
Stroll all the way along the harbour, with it's small boats, and join the locals for a beer and snacks sitting on the harbour wall underneath the shadows of the big trees while you're are watching... Read More
"Nice area, good restaurants"
Sep 9, 2016 by Madalutza
You can find a wide range of restaurants, and an amazing view. Good for lunch and dinner... Looks like a safe area, but I suggest always care when in Rio. Read More
"Great place for a beer."
Sep 7, 2016 by MoraginRio
The harbour is picturesque with lots of small boats. Locals take a beer here in the evening, siting on the harbour wall. They share a bottle in small glasses, really sociable. Read More
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Zaza Bistro Tropical

"Excellent food!"
Sep 30, 2016 by Sol A
This is a very nice restaurant located in ipanema. The food is excellent. I order some pasta and they were really good. It's quite expensive (each dish is 80 reais or more) but it's worth for a... Read More
"Book early"
Sep 28, 2016 by Mark G
This restaurant is always busy if you want to enjoy the food and atmosphere then book online otherwise you could spend 30-60 mins waiting outside. The appetisers were excellent however the main... Read More
"Trendy resto"
Sep 30, 2016 by Facu20152015
Nice and trendy restaurant. We had an excellent dinner. Food was great, super tasty. I definitely recommend this place. Read More
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Outback

"As good as any Outback Steakhouse I've been too."
Sep 9, 2016 by SuperTraveler2007
If you like the Outback this as good as any may be better. The Brazilians made it louder and more fun. Perhaps as fun as the Aussie's would! Considering how busy they were service was good. Read More
"Not worth "
Sep 11, 2016 by lucianar100
My boyfriend and I ordered two plates and both were really salty. I ordered a pasta that was full of chilli and black pepper. The waiter didn't ask me if I like chilli at all and the menu didn't... Read More
"Nostalgic Americano"
Sep 28, 2016 by Dayl D
While in RIO for 12 days of the Paralympics, we enjoyed many south American dishes, but we were really missing "steak and potatoes"! We took a taxi to this great restaurant! It was just like being at... Read More
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Bar Urca

"Overpriced, average food at a good location"
Sep 27, 2016 by Christoph B
I went to Bar Urca while visiting a friend in Rio de Janeiro in September 2016. He recently moved there and a colleague of his recommended the restaurant. Before going upstairs, where the actual... Read More
"Great Restaurant with nice food"
Sep 29, 2016 by Catman912
Went here after Sugar Loaf mountain as it is in walking distance. The restaurant is upstairs where we were warmly welcomed by the staff. I had steak and my wife had chicken. Both meals were very nice... Read More
"Moqueca "
Sep 22, 2016 by FHTworldwide
Had to come here is was a must, pretty old classic place in rio, but pricy, but the food is top! I had a moqueca here that was very authentic. Not a place to be regular tho. Read More
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CT Boucherie

"Great food, great atmosphere"
Sep 10, 2016 by ralmino
You can sit at a table outsite to enjoy the great weather of Rio. Great steak with unlimited quantity of a variety of sides. Recommeded a+++ Read More
"Best Steak and side dishes"
Sep 11, 2016 by Kietto64
If you are not big eater or you dont want to over eat meat like Brazilian BBQ ( churascarias ) this is the place where you can enjoy the steak and come with many of side dishes , the best is batata... Read More
"Great steak, endless side items "
Sep 24, 2016 by FranP2
My husband and I had a delicious meal here on a Wednesday evening. The hostess and several waiters speak English which was a great start. We ordered drinks and a salad to start and then steaks for... Read More
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Sao Bento Monastery

"Must see."
Sep 1, 2016 by Shailesh S
Recently completed restoration. wonderful place. cant believe it exist in the heart of city. Try to attend the Sunday morning mass. its amazing. Read More
"State of Art"
Aug 30, 2016 by joao s
It is a State of Art such Mosteiro. After the renew all hand crafts became alife . Extremely beautiful. Read More
"Incredible Retablo and Interiors"
Aug 30, 2016 by CapistranoBeach
The chapel is incredibly ornate and not what you would expect from the plain exterior! It is a quiet, peaceful place and an easy walk from either the metro or light rail stop. It is well worth... Read More
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Fogo de Chao

"Very good, great skyline view, relaxed atmosphere"
Oct 2, 2016 by Hans B
The Fogo de Chao restaurant in Bota Fogo is situated at a great location. On the terras it offers a great view on the Bota Fogo beach and Marina. Although the water around the terrace has a bad... Read More
"A true dining experience"
Oct 2, 2016 by uarehome
This restaurant was recommended by our private guide as a true Brazilian steak house. You need to be very hungry and pace yourself. The starter, salads, relish were great quality and quite tasty... Read More
"All of the meat!"
Sep 29, 2016 by Chimera702
This place is amazing, and you can see why they tell you to book to avoid disappointment. Saying that though, if like us in the UK you like to eat around 7pm, you are more than likely to get a table... Read More
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Churrascaria Palace

"Delicious! "
Sep 28, 2016 by Heather P
This was some of the best meat we have ever had, the only problem was there was so much to try! If you have fairly small/average appetites then I would recommend sharing cuts of meat with someone if... Read More
"First introduction to a churrasceria and it was good!"
Sep 26, 2016 by Chris W
Well, what can I say other than what an experience. Ahead of visiting Brazil, we had no idea about churrascerias but you see and hear about them constantly while there. Basically they are a type of... Read More
"Very nice and good variety at the buffet but pricey"
Sep 26, 2016 by Natasha K
Overall the food and service was great with a nice range. But in comparison to other places that are of a similar standard the price is very high. I wouldn't go back again because of how expensive it... Read More
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Catedral Metropolitana de Sao Sebastiao do Rio De Janeiro

"A Big Surprise"
Oct 2, 2016 by 50nightsperyr
Was taken here by tour guide on a recent trip around Rio - had not heard of this landmark before. From the outside this is a big dour concrete building. The wow factor is when you walk in the door... Read More
"Tour"
Sep 13, 2016 by Rodney C
Visited the cathedral as part of a tour. Amazing stained glass inside. It takes 20000 people standing so it is huge. Newly built for a popes visit. Worth the visit as part of a tour. 15 minutes... Read More
"Mayan architect conical shaped Cathedral with rectangular stained class"
Sep 17, 2016 by Lv2T
The cathedral was designed by Edgar Fonseca in a modern style of pyramids. It is 315 ft internal diameter with a height of 246 ft. and 5,000 seats. 30 minute visit for picture. The cathedral's... Read More
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Paris 6

"24/7 Nice option."
Sep 23, 2016 by Axel C
The Rio/Barra brunch of Paris 6 is a very interesting place. It's a place to see, to be seen, and to have a good meal, from a tasty breakfast to a romantic dinner or even a late night snack. It... Read More
"Amazing food"
Sep 12, 2016 by mfavalos
The ceviche was really good. The Octopus was amazing!!! The pasta that comes with it was spectacular. The place is 24hr which is great. Is cozy. Wine is OK if not from a entire bottle, where... Read More
"Very convient"
Aug 27, 2016 by xiongxiong43
It opens 24/7 with an extensive menu. The food tends to be a bit too salty, but good. The decor feels like the turn of 20th century. Read More
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Real Gabinete Portugues Da Leitura

"Nice building; nice interiors"
Aug 22, 2016 by BrazilTraveller1
This is a nice place to visit. Go there as part of a larger tour as it is small and can be seen and photographed in about 20 minutes. There many other tourist atractions nearby, mostly old churches... Read More
"Impressive, quick visit"
Oct 1, 2016 by asoler
Currently under rennovation... You can peek in and it is beautiful, well worth the detour. 3 floors of antique books with a stained glass ceiling on top. Read More
"A Cathedral of Books in Rio Centro"
Aug 30, 2016 by KLE2013
The Royal Portuguese Reading Room is a cathedral of books and a hidden treasure in Rio Centro. Built in the 19th Century and designed by the Famous architect Rafael da Silva e Castro, the impressive... Read More
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Pedra Bonita

"YOU MUST GO HERE"
Aug 25, 2016 by Jeremy S
Take an Uber from anywhere up to the Rampas de Voo Livre (where they launch hang-gliders from). It's maybe a 30 minute hike from the trailhead, which is near the guard house at the lower parking lot... Read More
"Great views worth the climb"
Sep 23, 2016 by jcc249
We went on a hot day and the jungle was a cool place to walk with monkeys. Lots of people and the path is very worn so be careful. If you are reasonable fit you will manage easily enjoy! Read More
"Amazing views from Rio"
Aug 24, 2016 by ajulios
The wait on the line in your car before go up there due to the small parking lot, perfectly pay off the amazing views. Make sure to be prepared to a short walk in a 45 degrees ramp and several steps... Read More
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Santa Teresa

"An Amazing Place!!"
Sep 26, 2016 by Marcos C
An Amazing Place to visit in some ways it like time stood still. From Old Style Architecture and some of the best views of the city. Its a shame that the Trolley doesn't run there anymore due to an... Read More
"Great!!"
Oct 2, 2016 by Tony J
Very charming old colonial style neighborhood that is really worth a visit. Take the train from centro. Read More
"Lovely Area"
Sep 24, 2016 by ltcohele
Great place to stroll around. Plenty of shops, handmade goods and cafes ! Don't miss the Steps!! Lots to see in the area and beautiful views of the city. Read More
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Museu de Arte do Rio - MAR

"A museum not yet worthy of Rio's artistic achievements"
Aug 30, 2016 by Edward B
The museum needs improvement to show Rio's contributions to the arts. It lacks a full representation of Rio's great artists, which can be better appreciated at other museums in Rio and Sao Paulo... Read More
"Nothing special "
Jul 19, 2016 by JacqConn
Went on a Tuesday, so it was free. Wanted to go to museu de amanha, but it was packed, so we went here instead. Favorite thing was the "favela" installation on the main floor. The rest of the... Read More
"MAR Museu de Arte do Rio"
Aug 24, 2016 by MHPERIOLO
Mar is located at Praça Mauá, in two buildings, one for exibitions and the other for art education. By sbway 10 minutes walking from Av. President Vrgas exit from Uruguaiana Station. Read More
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Rio Sul Shopping Center

"Everything one can imagine in a single place"
Sep 26, 2016 by Shawtyzz
A very huge shopping center with a great variety of brands. Definitely a very good place for tourists with a lot of shops of Brazilian signature products, crafts, souvenirs... We visited it very... Read More
"Very nice hang out"
Sep 24, 2016 by Marwa H
We visited this mall quite often. Variety of shops is very good location is great it has Starbucks on the third floor and it is the only one in Copacabana the food court is very good and u will find... Read More
"Shop until you drop, get up and shop some more"
Sep 22, 2016 by Charles L
500 store mega mall. Everything you could think you want is here. Prices are great. Selection is fantastic and people are very friendly. Read More
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Museu da Republica

"Half day visit"
Sep 7, 2016 by MoraginRio
Inserting paintings and sculptures. The museums are close together so you can do a couple. Take passport for ID. Read More
"Limited consideration for international visitors"
Sep 25, 2016 by CarricktoRome
An interesting visit, with some support for those not with native language but many displays lacked in depth translations. Friendly staff, but left without much more knowledge than I arrived. I... Read More
"Nice glimpse of the past"
Sep 10, 2016 by evyboo
If you have been to the main attractions of the city and have time to spare to discover other areas it's nice to pay a visit to this place, it's well preserved and has info in each room in... Read More
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Instituto Moreira Salles

"One of the most fascinanting cultural programs in Rio"
Jul 28, 2016 by Luiz P
The stylish mansion from the 1950s has become a wonderful cultural center. It is more than worth taking some hours to visit - there is always a couple of good exhibits - and even having lunch there... Read More
"Worth the visit, but check before the temporary exhibits"
Sep 21, 2016 by Henri_R_F
We saw a exhibit of contemporary photographer with 4 different views of Brasil. The institute is located in a previous private residence which itself is very interesting from an architectural point... Read More
"Private mansion turned into museum/gallery"
Aug 4, 2016 by Leona F
In the green borough of Gavea in Rio de Janeiro, a large private home built in the 50's was turned into a public museum with several art galleries and a movie screening hall. Low key, but... Read More
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Church of Our Lady of the Candelaria

"Peace and quite in the middle of Rio"
Sep 30, 2016 by lanj0s
It is unique and a must to see if you are in Rio. It doesn´t matter what your beliefs or regilion are. It brings peace to your soul and a sense of history of Brazil and Rio. Plus if you like... Read More
"A reminder of the European influence in Rio"
Sep 28, 2016 by ozdess9
Great architecture and art highlight this church in the heart of Rio's bustling city center. Be careful with the busses that whiz around the roundabout near the front door. Read More
"Aritech's Dream"
Aug 20, 2016 by jontue
This building is huge and beautiful...it looks an older building although some people think it's not,just gorgeous to look at. Read More
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Museu Nacional De Belas Artes

"Beauttiful & easy to get to."
Aug 23, 2016 by shirleyteacher
While talking a walk in the city centre, if you enjoy fine arts, this is the place. Cinelandia underground station is just accross the street , about 200m from the museum. Read More
"Amazing"
Jul 25, 2016 by MHPERIOLO
Let the art take your breath away. this museum is one of the most important mueum of Rio de Janeiro. Read More
"Don't miss it"
Sep 11, 2016 by TerjeHoegberg
When you're in the mood for a walk downtown don't forget to visit this place, or if you come by underground drop off at the nearby Cinelandia underground station and find your way to here. This... Read More
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Museum of Modern Art

"Beatifull building and a amazing view"
Jul 15, 2016 by cmayr
Hosted in a beautifull building next to Santos Dumont airport and Marina da Gloria this museum is worth visiting. The last time I was there most exhibitions floor were closed and there wasn't much to... Read More
"Do not miss"
Jul 25, 2016 by MHPERIOLO
The MAM is the main museum of modern art in Rio de Janeiro. It is located in Flamengo, near the Sugar Loaf. Read More
"Amazing view "
Jun 2, 2016 by Lauana D
Besides the view that is incredible and worth taking a bunch of pics , the master pieces presented inside are always really nice . I've been there three times and I want to there again. Maybe there... Read More
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Feira Hippie de Ipanema

"Sunday flea market"
Sep 10, 2016 by Antony O
Located at Praca General Osorio, which is the same square as the main entrance to General Osorio metro station. About 2 mins' walk from Arpoador beach (which is between Ipanema and Copacabana). We... Read More
"Street Market"
Sep 13, 2016 by Rodney C
Arrived at about 4pm. Still going strong. Lots of street stalls selling mainly tourist items and some craft items. Items mostly cheap and worth price comparison. Not much food being sold. Worth... Read More
"Sunday market!"
Oct 6, 2016 by tezzzka
Great street art market which takes place every Sunday. There is a lot of stands - gifts, shirts, shoes, jewelry, food, arts etc. Try tapioca with coconut and condesed milk!! It was delicious! Nice... Read More
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National History Museum

"Great place to learn Brazilian history"
Oct 13, 2016 by newfoodsandflipflops
The museum is a mixture of Brazilian and international history. We concentrated on the Brazilian side. Covering 30,000 years of evidenced human occupation of Brazil the historical objects are set... Read More
"From Colonial to Present Times"
Sep 6, 2016 by Leona F
It would be expected to find information and objects from the Portuguese Explorations of the world (1415-1822) to the founding of the National State of Brazil (1822-1889) and the historical travails... Read More
"Undervalued, and it should be visited!"
Oct 10, 2016 by Capisce
This is definitely undervalued. Perhaps the Museum staff should do more PR. Besides the permanent exhibition, there are also several other temporary exhibitions such as carriages, modern art, popular... Read More
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Ilha Fiscal

"Time travel with a twist"
Jun 26, 2016 by R_TheReader
When you land in Rio's domestic airport (Santos Dumont) you may notice a curious, small green building, which seems completely out of place in the Guanabara Bay. A gothic palace with tower, arches... Read More
"Beautiful place !"
Feb 25, 2016 by Renata M
Ilha Fiscal is a historical place. It is a good place to visit in Rio in a sunny day when it is not hot. Read More
"Beautiful"
Feb 27, 2016 by jason l
Its beautiful. And you get a neat view of the naval base and rio... but the tour takes about an hour but the tour length is 2 and a half hours. The guided portion was only in portuguese. There... Read More
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Cinelandia

"Beautiful architecture"
Mar 24, 2016 by Katherine M
This building is very elegantly and ornately decorated. I think it's the most beautiful building from the outside in Rio de Janeiro. Read More
"Architecture all around!"
Mar 27, 2016 by evyboo
This is a very nice square in the heart of downtown and where I love to start whenever I'm showing "centro" to visitors. There's lots around to see and visit (Theater, Library, Fine Arts Museum... Read More
"History and Beauty"
Mar 15, 2016 by Bruna J
This is such a beautiful place in the heart of Rio de Janeiro, with historical ornate buildings. You can have a gourgeous view of the Sugar Loaf form the top of the Teatro Municipal staircase. Read More
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Forte Duque de Caxias

"Best Value"
Jul 23, 2016 by Steve B
Cost 2 real to get in, Uphill walk of about 20 min to one of the best view of Copacabana. I went right when it opened at 0930 and almost had the place to myself. lots of marmosets to see as well... Read More
"A stunning 360° view over Rio de Janeiro for 4 BRL! Don´t miss it!"
Apr 16, 2016 by CecileCarioca
The entrance is at the end of Copacabana, at the foot of Morro do Leme, you´ll have to pay 4BRL to get into the military fort. Then, it´s a great walk through the beautiful forest, you´ll see... Read More
"I don't understand why this place is not as popular as other turistic attractuons in Rio"
Jun 17, 2016 by lucianeolioli
After several years leaving in Rio, I've finally visited the fort. I don't understand why the place is not as popular as other turistic attractions in Rio. The place is indeed a bit more remote than... Read More
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Rua Dos Biquinis

"Variety of brazilian bikinis"
May 5, 2016 by Danimv
There are several stores with all kinds of beach's clothes. You can find options with all prices, since cheaps until very expensive. There is a Havaianas's oficial store where you can find the... Read More
"Great deals"
Sep 3, 2016 by Ivan Z
If you are visiting Cabo Frio and looking for good deals in clothing, this is the place to go. Prices can go for as low as 30% to what you would normally find in Rio de Janeiro. Read More
"Looking for a bathing suit?"
Sep 2, 2015 by mvictoriatejerina
Long row of stores where you can find good deals for swim wear.Weather si hot in Cabo Frio, so the roof in this street is a cool idea!! My daughter and I bought swimming suits, flip flops and T... Read More
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Casa Daros

"Why?"
Jun 10, 2015 by Knownews
I can summarize my visit to Casa Daros in one word: WHY? Why would someone spend six years and tens of millions of dollars to refurbish a 100-year-old orphanage to house 20-30 less than inspiring... Read More
"There is no Casa Daros anymore!"
Feb 10, 2016 by Sandra Z
Unfortunately, it has shut down it's doors for the public on December 13th, 2015. It also used to have a very good restaurant but .... Read More
"Great architecture - Ok expo"
Jul 8, 2015 by evyboo
Maybe I am not the "Modern Art" type of person but it seemed like Casa Daros would have so much more to offer, I expected the Made in Brasil expo to be a bit bigger or more impressive. The... Read More
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Igreja de Sant'Ana

"Praia dos Ossos"
Jun 30, 2015 by africanmatrix
spent afternoon on this beach not much infrastructure but took my canga laid on beach and had a lovely lunch at a pousada / restaurant seafood and glass of wine Read More
"Historical Church in Buzios"
Sep 10, 2015 by Mister-Brazil
Important historical church in Buzios. There are lots of stories the first church in Buzios. The fisherman that were happy because were saved by a sant , according their believes built a church to... Read More
"on top of the hill.. protecting Buzios !"
Jun 17, 2014 by kikinsg
A small chapel built in the 17th century, on top of a hill overlooking the "Ossos Beach".. Locals always attend mass on saturdays afternoon after going to the beah and watch the beautiful sunset.. Read More
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Sao Januario Stadium

"Historical!!!! Awesome!!!! Terrific!!!!!"
Jul 8, 2015 by Mfsbaiao
Despite is located in a bad neighborhood this is a must-see point when visiting Rio de Janeiro. It's not only a Football (soccer) Stadium from the begging of the last century, it's a place charged of... Read More
"Clássico dos Milhões!"
Apr 21, 2016 by MarkKPeters
Sao Januário is a must-see experience for football lovers worldwide. The stadium is older, and located within a favela, but the sizeable security and police presence should dissuade any concerns you... Read More
"Don't miss it"
Apr 5, 2016 by BangorBarney
A great experience. Went With a tour group cost about £35 collected at hotel and left back there. Match ticket ( basic) included. Very very safe and it was a local Derby Vasco v Botafogo. Could move... Read More
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Copacabana Fair

"Cheaper than the shops"
Jan 16, 2016 by Albywon
This is not an Artisan market - lets be very clear about that. However it is cheaper than the nearby shops - considerably cheaper. So enjoy it for what it is I say, and don't get caught up in a... Read More
"Night vendors"
Feb 9, 2016 by Loren555
We went for a late night walk and enjoyed the sights and sounds of the open air restaurants and bars as well as the vendors selling beautiful hand crafted art / jewelry and of course - T shirts LOL... Read More
"Tourist Stuff"
Apr 24, 2016 by safpsy
Small market on the waterfront [in the middle of the road on an island]. It has cheap souvenirs, T-shirts, etc.. Read More
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Rocinha

"Tourist trap"
Sep 16, 2016 by Tauri S
Just go and discover on your own! It is not that bad that expected. It is safe, they all got water systems in their housings, plenty of tourist all over the favela. Helpful happy people! Nice views... Read More
"Fantastic tour with Viator and guide Edson"
Jul 18, 2016 by Nonie606
This was one of the cheapest tours around and guide was really great. He actually lives in Rocinha and was able to tell us all about the community and how they live. At no point did any of us feel... Read More
"Fascinating"
Jul 13, 2016 by ThisisChris
I loved going round the Favela's. We went with a tour but I don't think it was really necessary. I wasn't at all intimidated. We were called 'Gringo' at one point but it was just a bit of fun as... Read More
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Leme

"Amazing place"
Mar 8, 2016 by Marian1430
We loved it here. It's really worth to come to this place and enjoy the atmosphere. It was full of locals, having fun, dancing and drinking and everyone was happy. Read More
"A quieter area at the north of Copacabana."
Mar 30, 2016 by tmbobSlough
Part of Copacabana but at the Northern ends and quieter. Still nice beach but good restaurant's around this area. the street one back from the sea front has some nice cheap places to eat full of... Read More
"Our walk on 170116"
Jan 18, 2016 by Albywon
Quite a different feel from Copacobana both for the beach and the surrounding streets. Much smaller than Copacabana as it only goes two streets back from the beach. The two best parts of Leme for me... Read More
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Church of Our Lady of the Glory of the Outeiro

"A nice place to be."
Aug 30, 2016 by bobmauro1966
This church, as many others in Rio, is a good exemple of barroc style - outside and inside. Located in a hill, you can get there by the stairs, wich are not hard and by a funicular. Read More
"Another Landmark"
Jul 9, 2015 by RayParks
This is another landmark in Rio. When I was going through the neighbourhood of Gloria with my private tour guide in his car, this white church was clearly visible in front of us. It looked quite... Read More
"Forgotten Gem"
May 23, 2016 by Giovanni L
Just a quick walk from the Gloria Station, this is a wonderful little church, forgotten by the mass tourism that rages town. At the end of a regular week day, I was the eleventh person to sign the... Read More
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Museu Aeroespacial

"pretty complete"
Dec 29, 2014 by mvq2014
This is the best and most complete air museum in South America. Located where used to be the first military flying school in Brazil and now a military base, the museum tells not only the history of... Read More
"An amazing museum, far away from center"
Jan 24, 2015 by Afonso_Praca
An amazing place, with lots of aircrafts and helicopters. The visit was a nice trip into the history of aviation. There is even an replica from the first airplane, the 14 BIS, made by Santos Dumont... Read More
"Fantastic "
Dec 1, 2013 by jamescasonjr
Amazing place to visit with kids. Tons of airplanes and great displays. Highly recommend for plane enthusiast and kids. Great!!!! Read More
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Casa de Rui Barbosa Museum

"Go on a sunny day to walk on the garden behind the house."
Nov 17, 2015 by CatiRiodeJaneiro
Mosquito repellent is a nice tip. Go by metro, it is close to Botafogo Station. If you are hungry, Deli Delícia is a nice place very close. Guided visits in portuguese are available, check the... Read More
"Brazilian History through one of the most influential men of his time - Ruy Barbosa"
May 13, 2015 by Sweetestgift
Politician, lawyer, journalist, diplomat, translator, Ruy Barbosa was one of the leading intellectuals of his time. He was one of the organizers of the Republic and also co-author of the constitution... Read More
"Good place to visit in a rainy day."
Aug 26, 2015 by Camila H
It's a good place to visit. It's good in a rainy day. The house is very luxurious but there's some rooms closed :( Read More
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Arco do Teles

"Worth a stroll"
Dec 14, 2015 by VeryCarioca66
This is a place where Rio still preserves much of the flair of the colonial times. Beautifully preserved. It has some relaxed restaurants for lunch (do not go at night time, unless there is a... Read More
"Happy Hour!"
Jan 1, 2016 by BobH15
I went here once on a Friday after work time. There is a ferry nearby and it seems that a lot of people stop in this area after work for drinks, snacks, music, everybody was in the streets dring beer... Read More
"Fun and nice restaurants in the neighborhood. "
Aug 17, 2015 by Francisco S
The arc is small, but on the other side, there is a small number of fun restaurants with Brazilian music and great ambiance. Got there on a Saturday around 2 pm and the place was so much fun Read More
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Ipanema Farmer's Market

"great atmosphere"
Feb 3, 2016 by claudia r
This market is on Fridays and I absolutely loved it. I have been to a lot of the markets in Rio and think this one has great variety and good quality. One would think, given the location, it is more ... Read More
"Wonderful Art"
Jul 10, 2015 by Pam W
This market is full of excellent local artists/art. Very easy to reach and a great way to spend the day. Read More
"Fruit & Vegetables"
Jul 27, 2015 by Ibadanboy
This is one of the many street markets that pop up on different days of the week on different streets in Rio.Good for fresh fruit, vegetables and also fish/ seafood.A fun outdoors experience - loud, ... Read More
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Sao Jose Church
Estadio Jornalista Felipe Drummond
Church of Our Lady of the Candelaria
Metropolitan Cathedral
Parque Municipal Americo Renee Giannetti

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