RIO DE JANEIRO

Rio de Janeiro is known as the Cidade Maravilhosa (wonderful city). It is spread out between the beach and the mountains, with colonial districts, a modern architectural style and that addictive sound that can be heard everywhere: samba. Its magnificent festivals and samba parties are world famous. Enjoy that spirit of spontaneity and fun that can be seen on every corner in this dynamic tropical city.

 

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ACTIVITIES & TOURIST ATTRACTIONS

 

  • Beaches
  • Copacabana Beach
  • Ipanema Beach
  • Leblon Beach
  • Sambodromo
  • Lapa Arches
  • Metropolitan Cathedral
  • Church of our Lady of Candelaria
  • Itamaraty Palace
  • Imperial Palace
  • Pão de Açucar
  • Corcovado
  • Tijuca National park
  • Municipal Theater
  • Rio Carnival
  • National Museum of Fine Arts
  • Rio de Janeiro Modern Art Museum

GENERAL INFORMATION

ALTITUDE: 11 MASL SURFACE AREA: 1,182 KM² TIME ZONE: UTC -3 LANGUAGE: PORTUGUESE CURRENCY: REAL VOLTAGE: 127 V AND 220 V

How to get there

There are two airports in Rio de Janeiro; Santos Dumont for domestic flights and Galeão, 20 km to the north on the Ilha do Governador, for international flights.

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