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  • Zaza Bistro Tropical Restaurant
    Zaza is well known for its excellent cuisine, and the fact that it doesn't take sides when it comes to food preferences. There is about the same number of delicious meat, seafood and vegetarian dishes, so you'll never be put into the [...]
    D: 0.1mi00
  • Sugarloaf Mountain
    Everybody who's ever see a post-card of Rio knows about the huge, strangely shaped mountain overlooking the harbor and the city. This is Sugarloaf Mountain, called by the locals 'Bondinho' (because it looks like a loaf of unrefined sugar). [...]
    D: 3.2mi00
  • Zuka Restaurant in Rio de Janeiro
    If you are spending your day lounging on the beaches of Leblon or in the vicinity, and you are not particularly stingy, do pay a visit to Zuka, one of the trendiest cafe/restaurants in the area. The food is delicious, and the chefs are [...]
    D: 1.5mi00
  • Arco do Teles
    Arco de Teles is a small neighbourhood which showcases what Rio used to look like a long long time ago. An archway is the entrance to a series of narrow, cobbled streets, where beautiful colonial two-storey buildings have been turned into [...]
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  • Centro Cultural Carioca
    The Centro Cultural Carioca is the best place to go for some great Brazilian live music, usually samba, choro and gafieira. There are also theatrical performances, and even international bands come to perform at this famous venue. The [...]
    D: 5.7mi00
  • Espirito Santa restaurant
    If you want to have a genuine taste of Brazil (in the most literal sense possible), you should pay a visit to Espirito Santa restaurant, where the flavours of the Amazon are stronger than anywhere else. You can have a bowl of piranha soup, [...]
    D: 4.7mi00
  • La Vereda Arts and Crafts Boutique
    If you want to return home from your trip to Rio de Janeiro laden with presents for your family and friends, the stuff you can find at La Vereda beats anything you would buy at a regular tourist shop. Here you can find small decorations, [...]
    D: 4.6mi00
  • Casa do Pontal Museum
    I'm not going to lie to you, this museum is pretty far from the city center of Rio, it takes about an hour by car to get there. But once you see it, you won't regret having come so far. The museum's surroundings are very pleasant, the [...]
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  • Contemporary Art Museum
    It's easy to recognize this museum from afar even if you haven't been there before: just look or the building that looks like an alien space ship. The MAC, as it is also called, was designed by Oscar Niemeyer, a famous Brazilian [...]
    D: 7.3mi00
  • Museu Chácara do Céu Rio de Janeiro
    This museum used to be the home of a famous French-born industrialist, and it actually still feels like somebody's home. A majestic, modernist, richly furnished house full of amazing pieces of Asian and European art, which used to belong to [...]
    D: 4.9mi00
  • Paço Imperial, Rio's Imperial Palace
    If you have half an hour or so of free time and you don't know what to do with yourself, I suggest you visit Paço Imperial, the former seat of Brazilian administration. The building itself is very beautiful, a good example of 18th [...]
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  • Academia da Cachaça bar in Rio de Janeiro
    Academia da Cachaça is so typically Brazilian that no bar could be more patriotic-looking like it. It is decorated with the colours of the Brazilian flag, and like the names says, most of the drinks served here have cachaça in their [...]
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  • Cafe Sacrilegio
    There are lots of wild clubs and bars in Rio, especially the high-class ones on the more popular beaches like Ipanema and Leblon. But if you are looking for something quieter, I advise you to check out Sacrilegio, located in an old [...]
    D: 5.2mi00
  • Ipanema Beach
    The beach at Ipanema is so beautiful that there have even been songs written about it (the famous Girl from Ipanema, which in my opinion captures perfectly the atmosphere of the place). In short, if you want to see one of the most [...]
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  • Polis Sucos Juice Bars
    Rio de Janeiro is chock full of juice bars, not surprise considering the temperature during the day. In any case, Polis Sucos, one of these chains of juice bars, offers some healthy and delicious alternatives to regular soft drinks. [...]
    D: 0.3mi00
  • The Christ, Corcovado
    One cannot leave Rio De Janeiro without visiting the statue of Christ the Redeemer. This 30 m high statue looks down on the city above the clouds of the Corcovado hill. You can get there either by foot or by the the Corcovado train - [...]
    D: 5.7mi10

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Rio De Janeiro History

A military base was established in this city to defend it from the foreign invaders. The fortresses, which can still be viewed, were built on the mountains. The sugar industry was the first to be established in this city and the local African natives did all of the labor.  Rio de Janeiro started prosperous in the 18th century when the port was used to trade the precious stones, minerals and diamonds. Rio is also known as a party city. The carnivals started in 1830 and were spread throughout the city by the affluent middle classes. Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro was typically a Brazilian town.  Till 1660, the population of Rio had 5000 [...]
 
 
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  • $808Copa Air flight Copa Air 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Washington DC, DC (IAD)Rio De Janeiro, BR (GIG)05/17/201710:21 am
    Rio De Janeiro, BR (GIG)Washington DC, DC (IAD)05/23/201711:30 am
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  • $840Avianca Airlines flight Avianca Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Toronto, ON (YYZ)Rio De Janeiro, BR (GIG)08/08/201704:10 pm
    Rio De Janeiro, BR (GIG)Toronto, ON (YYZ)08/15/201708:00 am
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  • $850Copa Air flight Copa Air 
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    New York, NY (JFK)Rio De Janeiro, BR (GIG)05/17/201703:25 pm
    Rio De Janeiro, BR (GIG)New York, NY (JFK)05/23/201711:30 am
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