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Private Tour: Rio de Janeiro City Essentials Including Corcovado and Sugar Loaf
"Begin your day with convenient pickup service at either your hotel the airport or cruise terminal. Board a private vehicle with your English-speaking driver/guide. Head to the Corcovado train station. Leave your driver/guide and take the train up the mountain. Visit Christ the Redeemer Statue. Return to the designated m along a scenic drive through Tijuca Park. See the world's largest urban forest. Visit the Chinese View and the Emperor's Table observation points. Head north of the city to Maracana one of the world's most famous football stadiums. Take a 40-minute tour of the stadium (own expense). Enjoy some Brazilian cuisine at a local restaurant (own expense) before heading to the Selaron Stairs. Admire this staircase decorated with colo an old aqueduct and interesting architectural landmark. Stop at the Metropolitan Cathedral. Drive through Flamengo Park to Sugar Loaf Mountain. Take the cable car up the mountain on your own. See the majestic landscape and view the sunset from at a wealthy neighborhood dating back to the 1920s. Relax during a short drive through this area.Return to hotel at the end of the tour."""
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One Day In Rio de Janeiro: City Sightseeing Tour
"This tour begins with a visit to the Corcovado Mountain. The statue is 710 meters tall and from that point you'll get a privileged view of the city. The ride to the base of the statue of Christ the Redeemer is a short drive of about 20 minutes through th you are greeted by the main monument of Brazil and a World Heritage site which introduces you to the city of Rio. After this visit the tour heads towards the Metropolitan Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro then the Sambódromo and the city tour ends with a visit to Journalist Mario Filho Stadium popularly known as Maracanã for an outside visit. You'll then head to a steakhouse for lunch and then visit the Sugar Loaf. Located at the Urca neighborhood
From $134.00
 
Full Day Complete Tour of Rio de Janeiro
"After early morning hotel pickup you'll enjoy a tour of Christ the Redeemer without many of the crowds. On the way you will enjoy views of Copacabana beach Botafogo beach and Palácio Guanabara. Before heading up you'll reach Tijuca Forest stopping at Paineiras to board the vehicles up to Corcovado. The visit to the monument lasts approximately 45 minutes. In case of poor visibility on the summit of the Corcovado you will make an alternative stop at Mirante Dona Marta (362m)
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More Shopping in Rio de Janeiro

Gilson Martin, Sketch, BR111

Rio is a real shopping paradise. Anything you may want is there. Compare to Europe the prices are pretty reasonable. Nice and trendy shops on ipanema. There is also a very nice stylish shop there...
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kubowsky
Dec 08, 2006

RIO DE JANEIRO: MERCADO POPULAR URUGUAINA

This is a huge market for the locals.As it is away from the tourist crowd, if you need that Brazilian football jersey, extra beach towel, a bikini or two, coconut-shell-and-bead type of trinkets, CDs...
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swesn
Nov 29, 2006

Malls

Brazilian have a passion for malls, in the american way. So you will find a lot of them in Rio.They are convenient if you want to do some shopping on a rainy day (yes that sometimes happen) or if you...
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Ipanema_Princess
Jul 27, 2006

Various street vendors

Late in the evening, artists and street vendors set up shop along Avenida Atlantica across from Copacabana. It is just as romantic, in my opinion, to strolling past the street vendors near the Seine...
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midnight_mike
Jul 19, 2006

Carrefour

You may know Carrefour, if not, it is a Supercenter in the mold of Wal-Mart & Target. Lots of stuff at good prices in one location. I went here back in 2004 for the first time, it was clean and...
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blaird
Jul 12, 2006

PÃO DE AÇUCAR GROCERY AGAIN

The Grocery is very well located, it is in the end of Copacabana beach, one block from the coast, and it is not so far from Ipanema! I also took some photos inside of the grocery, note, it is VERY...
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RafaelTheSecond
Jun 20, 2006
 
 
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PÃO DE AÇUCAR

Everytime you are in the hotel we know that the food is expensive and the drinks in the fridge cost a fortune. In the touristic areas where most of our visitors stay, no matter if it is a hostel or a...
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RafaelTheSecond
Jun 20, 2006

LITERATI BOOK STORE

It is not only a single bookstore, it is a meeeting place,, they have a very charming café right beside it, there you can find all books published in Brazil and also overseas, you will have access to...
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RafaelTheSecond
Jun 10, 2006

DOWNTOWN

It is an outdoor shopping center, completely different from all malls we have in the city...It is not in the city centre of rio, it is located in the west pat of the town. Barra da Tijuca is a big...
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RafaelTheSecond
Jun 10, 2006

Hippie market in Ipanema

I was not impressed by the prices and the limited interest in bargaining in this famous market, but it is clean and not over-crowded. There was a wide range of arts, crafts and t-shirts but little...
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melosh
May 26, 2006

H.stern Jewelers

H. Stern Jewelry Shop..This is the brazilian Jeweler Flagship which is located in Ipanema. This store has had famous clients like,Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Campbell and others just to get Some Bling...
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brownfox
May 19, 2006

Hippie Market

I was really bummed when we woke up Sunday morning to the sound of pouring rain because one of the things I really wanted to do was go to the Hippie Market in Ipanema which is only open on Sunday.When...
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Dabs
Apr 20, 2006

Zona Sul

No trip to a foreign land would be complete for me without a trip to a local supermarket. Zona Sul, identifiable usually by these large ceramic rabbits (unless that's just an Easter thing?), was the...
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Dabs
Apr 11, 2006

Av Atlantica Fair

Every evening they would set up booths in the median strip of Av. Atlantica, not too far from our hotel which was on the end of Copacabana beach closest to Ipanema, selling tourist trinkets, tshirts,...
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Dabs
Apr 10, 2006

Top Hotels in Rio de Janeiro

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Avenida Atlantica 1702, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 22021-001, Brazil
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Avenida Atlantica, 2600 - Copacabana, Rio de Janei
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Avenida Niemeyer 121, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 22450, Brazil
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Rua Francisco Otaviano177, Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 22080-040, Brazil
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Av Vieira Souto 80, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 22420 000, Brazil
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Avenida Atlantica 1020, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 22010-000, Brazil
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Top Things to Do in Rio de Janeiro

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Christ The Redeemer, Corcovado

This is probably the most famous attraction in Rio De Janeiro which is called Christ the Redeemer who has overlooked the city and the beautiful beaches of Rio since 1931. Paul Landowski, a French...
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Copacabana

I was mugged within the first few hours of arrival, outside of one of the best hotels on the strip. Lots of people witnessed, yet no one went after the thief. A few days later, some gypsy-type...
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Sugarloaf Mountain - Pão de Açucar

I live here and I can't get enough of it - I enjoy it every time. I don't do it very often as it is a bit pricy. I'd definetely recommend to go there on a bright blue sky day, if it's foggy, schedule...
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Carnaval

I was lucky enough to attend the carnival in Rio back in 1982 when the samba schools practiced throughout the night along the Avenida Blanco. The samba schools would start up just after 7 pm and would...
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Santa Teresa

Hiding in the hills above the energetic Lapa, the winding roads of the Santa Teresa district are a great destination for those looking to spend time away from Rio’s beaches. Its collection of cafes,...
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Ipanema

Ipanema Beach is one of the most famous beaches in the world. It does have it's detractors for it is very crowded in the summer and on weekends. However I am told that the locals tend to look down on...
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Top 5 Rio de Janeiro Writers

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RafaelTheSecond

"RIO DE JANEIRO HAS SECRETS"
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racheljapi

"Welcome to the City of God"
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dargains

"Rio de Janeiro - Minha casa / My Home"
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Willettsworld

"Rio de Janeiro - My favourite place on earth!"
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marcbrazil

"RIO DE JANEIRO - WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD!"
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