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  • 26. Mirante Dona Marta

    When you are hungry eat a loaf!!! hahahahaha There is a hill in the way to theChrist Statue called Dona Marta where you can see many interesting parts of Rio, from there you can see how gorgeous our...

  • 27. Boat Trips

    From Marina da Glória you can make an awsome trip to the isles that you usally only see at the horizont of the sea from Ipanema or Leblon. There is for example Macuco Rio which offers this boat trip...

  • 28. Museu da República

    President Getulio Vargas commited suicide inside the Palácio do Catete on the 24th August 1954. He had enemies in the armed forces and one of his bodyguards fired shots at a journalist who was...

  • 29. National History Museum

    The Museo Historico Nacional (or Museum of National History) is probably the best place to get a good overview of the 500 year history of Brazil. It is held in a formidable building that was once an...

  • 30. Catedral Metropolitana

    Very few buildings in Rio divide opinion as much as the Catedral Metropolitana, also known as the Catedral de Sao Sebastiao. An enormous concrete cone covered in tiny rectangular windows, the building...

  • 31. Museu Nacional de Belas Artes

    To be honest I did not come to Rio De Janeiro thinking that it would have much to offer in terms of art or painting. I knew very little of Brazilian art however I am always willing to explore. The...

  • 32. Lapa District

    Lapa is a neighborhood famous for its Bohemian culture. It is well known for its architecture, the most famous monument being the Arcos da Lapa. The Passeio Publico is the first public park built in...

  • 33. World War II Monument

    Monumento aos Pracinhas is a memorial built to honour the Brazilians who died during World War II. The memorial contains the tomb of an unknown soldier as well as a small museum with military uniforms...

  • 34. Pista Claudio Coutinho

    But you can play at the bottom of Sugar Loaf mountain...This is one of the secret of the city...You just think you take the cable car and that is it! Noooooo, you can play around and feel the powerful...

  • 35. Hippie Fair

    Hippy Fair is a social and sociological event that began in the 1970s as a small collection of stalls selling handcrafts and since then it has turned into a blend of cultural affair and flea market....

  • 36. Praias

    I walked up the paved path that is just to the left of the beach and found it to be a nice realxing walk shaded by trees. If you look into these trees you will likely see little monkeys crawling...

  • 37. Theatres

    Located near the National Library, the National Fine Arts Museum and the Pedro Ernesto Palace, the Municipal Theatre faces the spacious Cinelândia Square. Its attractive architectural design catches...

  • 38. Mosteiro de Sao Bento

    When the weather does not help and it rains all day long, it is no use staying at home, we always have to find something to do, and maybe a good recommendation is visiting historic sites of Rio, one...

  • 39. Petrobras Building

    Getúlio Dornelles Vargas was Brazil's president for some 18 years over two spells in the 1930's to his suicide in 1954. He did a lot for the country such as major industralisation and development and...

  • 40. Flamengo

    Flamengo is a mostly residential neighbourhood situated between Botafogo and Centro. Its main feature is the Parque do Flamengo (officially called "Parque Brigadeiro Eduardo Gomes"), a beautifully...

  • 41. Largo do Boticário

    When leaving Corcovado's station, if you cross the street ( Cosme Velho St. ) and move to the left ( in the direction of Rebouças Tunnel ) you will be able to find the "Largo do Boticário" - which is...

  • 42. Other Parks

    This is one of two parks in Ipanema and is located directly opposite the church which lends it name to the park - Our Lady of Peace so the square is named Peace Square. The other park - Praca General...

  • 43. Igreja de Nossa

    The church museum was founded in 1939 ready for the church's bicentennial. It contains objects such as documents, plates, chalices, paintings and furniture previously used for celebrating mass and...

  • 44. Modern Art Museum

    Um dos mais importantes museus do Brasil, contem um enorme acervo de pinturas, escultruras, gravuras e filmes. Tem uma localizacao privilegiada no Parque do Flamengo One of the most important museums...

  • 45. Surfing

    Not only the city but in the State we have famous surfing spots. In the city places like Arpoador, end of Leblon, São Conrado, barra da tijuca, Recreio, Macumba and the gorgeous untouched ocean corner...

  • 46. Confeitaria Colombo

    Relax with a frothy coffee or tangy fruit cocktail and soak up the opulence at this antique coffee house and restaurant. The sprawling building is full of historic charm, and was the favored meeting...

  • 47. Arco do Teles

    One of my favorite tours is a simple stroll in the old part of Rio's Downtown, you can walk through very historical narrow streets of Arco dos Telles and see many architecture styles from the 3...

  • 48. Other Cathedrals

    This Evangelical cathedral is located to the west of the Santo Antonio Church and Monastery. It looks pretty modern inside and out. It does have a website which somehow shows it in a picture without...

  • 49. Catedral de Sao Sebastiao

    This cone-shaped cathedral was inaugurated in 1976 after 12 years of construction. The exterior of the cathedral which looks like a pile of concrete, can be off-putting. But don't judge until you've...

  • 50. Other Palaces

    The Palácio Pedro Ernesto, in Cinelândia, was built in 1923 to house the Brazilian Parliament but is now occupied by the City Council. It has witnessed some of the most important political events in...

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