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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

More Tourist Traps in Rio de Janeiro

Go everywhere in the night,...

Go everywhere in the night, but the touristic restaurants at Copacaban beach. They usually are expensive, serve bad food, and dangerous - there are thieves just seeking for foreigners... as most of...
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Alaoliv
Aug 25, 2002

If you want to stay in the...

If you want to stay in the seashore of the city, choose a hotel in Ipanema rather than in Copacabana. Copacabana is a very busy neighbourhood, and quite 'touristic' - in the worst ways that this word...
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Alaoliv
Aug 25, 2002

I treated my buddy for his...

I treated my buddy for his birthday to what was suppose to be a dinnershow type pf night club where dinner and a live Las Vegas type of show was being shown and when the represenetive of the travel...
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mannymiami
Aug 25, 2002

Take care with taxis. If they...

Take care with taxis. If they notice you are not native they may take you to a forced tour...But all you have to do to avoid it is to call taxi agencies.Take care about asking informations out of...
janinha
Aug 24, 2002

Plataforma Brazilian review. I...

Plataforma Brazilian review. I love this place... Enjoy it Cause truly did...
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mannymiami
Sep 17, 2002

'Discoteca Help' is not what...

'Discoteca Help' is not what guides say. That's a huge room full of 'women for pay'. No dance, no dance music, no party.
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Flura
Aug 26, 2002
 
 
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The hippie fair in Ipanema is...

The hippie fair in Ipanema is a large arts and craft area with many souvenir items to buy. I bought some canvas favela prints. Here is a picture of the artist and myself.
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windoweb
Aug 25, 2002

Top Hotels in Rio de Janeiro

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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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