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  • 51. 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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  • 52. 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...

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  • 53. 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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  • 54. Fortaleza de Sao Joao

    It is one of the most imprresive fortress in the city of Rio de Janeiro, forte São Joao has an island called Morro Cara de Cão that you can clearly see in the picture! Well, this is exactly the place...

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  • 55. Prainha

    5 out of 5 stars

    I took this picture last february in one of the most unknown destinations in Rio, leaving the Prainha, the surfers paradise in Rio and going to Recreio Beach! Even in the end of the afternoon this...

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  • 56. 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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  • 57. 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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  • 58. Casa do Pontal

    The largest folk art museum in Brazil is located on a quiet estate in Recreio dos Bandeirantes, set between Prainha beach and the Serra do Mar coastal range. Featuring over 5,000 pieces in a wide...

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  • 59. 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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  • 60. Modern Art Museum

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    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...

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  • 61. 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...

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  • 62. Rio Clubs

    Well you most likely flew into the Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport, getting into Rio, so you may as well go to Garota de Ipanema bossa club! Bossa nova is the music of Brazil, so live it up...

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  • 63. Palácio Pedro Ernesto

    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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  • 64. Fortaleza de Santa Cruz

    A fortaleza de Santa Cruz em Jurujuba Niteroi, era responsavel peladefesa da Baia da Guanabara, junto com os Forrtes da Urca, Sao Luiz Gragoata e Boa Viagem. e Aberta a visitas guiadas. The Santa...

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