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Presided over by the Cristo Redentor, or Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro is a mix of crazy urbanism, long, fine sandy beaches and green hills; colonial architecture, ultra-modern buildings and wretched shacks; rich, bohemian and poor… This is a city of contrasts whose heart beats to the rhythm of the samba, football and wild nights, culminating in the famous carnival. Let the city's energy bewitch you, while bearing in mind that crime is a real affliction here.

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Tourist attractions Rio de Janeiro : Things to see and do

  • Rio Centro

    Praça Pio X BR - Rio de Janeiro

    Centro, the oldest neighbourhood in Rio, is where the vestiges of the city's past are concentrated. Whether it be the imperial palace and the Baroque churches of Praça XV or the theatre and museums of Cinelândia, there is no shortage of culture. The ..

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  • Corcovado

    BR - Rio de Janeiro

    The Corvocado, a 710m-high granite peak situated in the Parque Nacional da Tijuca, is a site not to be missed. The best way to get there is to take the rack railway (departing from Rua Cosme Velha), which passes through the world's largest urban fore..

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  • Pão de Açúcar

    Av. Pasteur - Urca 520 BR - Rio-de-Janeiro 22290-240

    Sugarloaf Mountain, the rocky peak named after the shape of its outline, but also after the approximate translation of the name given to it by the Indians (Pau-nd-Acuqua, "pointed and isolated promontory"), affords an uninterrupted view over Rio. Fro..

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Hotels Rio de Janeiro

  • Hotel Encontros (Adult Only)

    Av. Gomes Freire, 295 BR - Rio de Janeiro RJ 20231-012

    Located in downtown Rio de Janeiro, Hotel Encontros is an adult-only love hotel which offers practical accommodation with free Wi-Fi connection, as well as a 24-hour reception. The famous Lapa area and its picturesque arches are 500 metres away. Air..

  • Vila Galé Rio de Janeiro Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Rua do Riachuelo,124 BR - Rio de Janeiro RJ 20230-014

    Prix Prices from : 293 BRL

    Offering an outdoor pool and a spa and wellness centre, Vila Galé Rio de Janeiro is located in Rio de Janeiro. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with a TV and air conditioning. Featuring a shower, private bathroom also c..

  • Hotel Castelo

    Rua do Lavradio, 62 BR - Rio de Janeiro RJ 20230-070

    Prix Prices from : 150 BRL

    Hotel Castelo offers free Wi-Fi and private parking, as well as practical accommodation in downtown Rio de Janeiro, only 3 km from Santos Dumont Airport. Novo Rio Bus Terminal is 5 km away. All rooms at Hotel Castelo are air-conditioned and fitted w..

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Leisure activities Rio de Janeiro

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Restaurants Rio de Janeiro

  • Lima Restobar Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Rua Visconde de Caravelas 113 BR - 22271-041 Rio de Janeiro

    The vibrant, modern atmosphere combines perfectly with the concept of a gastro-bar: a place to eat, drink and be merry. The cuisine is typically Peruvian and uses modern techniques. Start the party with yuquitas (little manioc balls stuffed with roqu..

  • Artigiano Comfortable restaurant 

    Av. Epitácio Pessoa 204 BR - 22410-090 Rio de Janeiro

    This restaurant specialises in the cuisine of the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, serving home-made pasta and pizzas and popular ingredients from the region, such as Parma ham and Parmesan cheese. Everything here is hand-made (as evidenced by its nam..

  • Cais Quite comfortable and pleasant restaurant 

    Rua Visconde de Itaboraí 8 BR - 20010-060 Rio de Janeiro

    Built in 1878 and listed as a building belonging to the city's historical heritage, Cais was once a warehouse storing Oriental spices. The original walls - built using bricks, stones and whale oil - and the real palm trees that form the backdrop to t..

  • Pomodorino Comfortable restaurant 

    Av. Epitácio Pessoa 1104 BR - 22410-090 Rio de Janeiro

    Pomodorino is the third restaurant owned by this family which is dedicated to traditional Italian cooking. At Artigiano the focus is on home-made pasta; at Anna seafood takes pride of place; while here at Pomodorino the menu is extensive, offering bo..

  • Oui Oui Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Rua Conde de Irajá 85 BR - 22271-020 Rio de Janeiro

    This large and beautiful house in Botafogo offers sophisticated cuisine bursting with personality and a good dose of creativity. With a retro atmosphere that begins with the Belle Époque and takes you through to the early '80s, Oui Oui serves generou..

  • Entretapas Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Rua Conde de Irajá 115 BR - 22271-020 Rio de Janeiro

    Take a gastronomic voyage across the various regions of Spain by sampling the tapas served in this restaurant. Start with the Catalan pan tumaca (slices of toasted bread with olive oil and fresh tomatoes), then move on to the calamares a la romana, a..

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