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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)
From $165.00

Botafogo

When Rio was the capital of Brazil, Botafogo was the location of most of the embassies. The neighbourhood's old mansions were thus spared destruction which preserved the area's old charms. It remains...
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MM212
Jan 28, 2009

FLAMENGO AND BOTAFOGO

Flamengo and Botafogo two very populated neighborhood of Rio, two middle class districts on the Guanabara Bay. In Flamengo you can see the famous Flamengo's Park, locally known as Aterro do Flamengo,...
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RafaelTheSecond
Aug 20, 2005

Botafogo

Botafogo is one the places where I spent most of my time. The course I was attending took place in Centro Empresarial Botafogo. And I can tell you, by experience, that this area has good stuff to...
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besbel
Jul 30, 2005

Enseada de Botafogo

A enseada de Botafogo e um lugar bem legal, na foto ela aparece com o Pao de Acucar ao fundo, uma dica para observar essa vista maravilhosa, é ir ao restaurante Kotobuki no Botafogo Praia ShoppingIn...
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dargains
Mar 05, 2004

Botafogo

Wedged between Flamengo and the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema is Botafogo, a mostly business oriented neighborhood that has a few museums including the Museum of the Indians. I didn't spend any...
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acemj
Nov 15, 2003

Botafogo

A traditional neighborhood located between the historical Flamengo-Downtown strip and the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema. Years ago, many mansions were built in the area and most have been turned...
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Andreas_Fran
Aug 05, 2003

Botafogo Bay

The sidewalk running along Botafogo Beach in front of the bay of the same name offers one of the loveliest views of the city, with Urca Hill and Sugarloaf right at the entrance to the Guanabara Bay....
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Alless
Apr 06, 2003

Everyone who goes to Rio will...

Everyone who goes to Rio will see the Pau de Açucar, but hopefully you will get to see it with a full moon rising, and being reflected on Botafogo bay. The water at Botafogo Beach is not fit to swim...
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scarm
Aug 26, 2002

A HELICOPTER TOUR. The chopper...

A HELICOPTER TOUR. The chopper sets off from a helipad in the side of Pao de Acucar to take you on a roughly 10 minute flight above Botafogo, around Cristo Redentor, then on to Ipanema and...
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szabolcs
Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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Quinta da Boa Vista Park

Ceramics from Seculo XVI and XIX. The Macacu 2 site is the one with the highest concentration of fine earthenware and stoneware. Linked to a period between the mid-eighteenth century until the late...
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Hiking

You can manage this soft hiking through a lovely hill that had been locked for all of us because of security reasons , but now is opened as a brightful revelation ! From there you can face 4 districts...
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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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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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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...
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Urca

Urca is a naturally lush and beautiful residential neighborhood in Rio that sometimes goes unnoticed. It's only a 10 minute cab ride from Copacabana and it should cost you about $10-15. Urca is...
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