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  • 26. Plataforma

    3 out of 5 stars

    2 hour show for $38.50. A variety of Brazilian traditional dances, such as samba and rhumba. Yes there are dancing girls with tall things on their heads. BUT they also have guys that do some sort of...

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  • 27. Mirante Dona Marta

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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...

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  • 28. Beach Activities

    All five pictures were taken on the same beach in the western part of Rio , Praia da Barra da Tijuca along Avenida Sernambetiba.... And all my six kids are present , whether 10 , 11 years ago or just...

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  • 29. National History Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

    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...

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  • 30. 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...

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  • 31. 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...

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  • 32. 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...

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  • 33. 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....

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  • 34. Praias

    Tremendous trip with my friend Carlos in Rio !! A city with a flawless super beautiful weather all week. We flew to arrive soon and take advantage of the hotel night we had booked. We traveled...

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  • 35. 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...

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  • 36. 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...

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  • 37. Museu Nacional de Belas Artes

    4 out of 5 stars

    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...

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  • 38. Catedral Evangelica do Rio

    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...

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  • 39. 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...

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  • 40. Arco do Teles

    4 out of 5 stars

    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...

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  • 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...

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  • 42. Old Rio

    We also have an old town just like every big city in the world!;) Very close to the financial centre of Rio de Janeiro, and also near to the Ferryboat. The place is called Praça 15 and it is an open...

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  • 43. 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...

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  • 44. National Library

    4 out of 5 stars

    The National Library, the largest in Latin America, is located across the road from the Municipal Theatre in Cinelandia, downtown Rio. It was founded by Dom Joao VI in 1810 with it initially housing a...

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  • 45. Our Lady of Penha

    The church is built on top of a large monolith rock, with a 360-degree view of Rio's various areas. The back side of the rocky mountain is steep, but provides the walking access up to a series of...

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  • 46. Museu da República

    4 out of 5 stars

    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...

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  • 47. Hiking

    Reaching the top of the "hill two brothers" (Morro Dois Irmãos) was a child's dream, and it was possible on 3/30/2014 thanks to the appeasement project that actually seems to be fading away , so dont...

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  • 48. Paço Imperial

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Hoje é um centro cultural com museu, cinemas e livrarias , porém foi de uma daquelas varandas, que Dom Pedro I então principe regente, declarou que não voltaria a Portugal, no evento conhecido como...

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  • 49. Catedral de Sao Sebastiao

    4 out of 5 stars

    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...

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  • 50. Ilha Fiscal

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Located at Guanabara Bay. You have to take a marine boat to get there which costs around 5 reais. This castle were build to control the comercial ships that get into the country. This is also where...

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