Rio de Janeiro

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Marvel at Rio, the Marvellous City

For all its high-profile problems, Rio de Janeiro remains one of the most spectacular metropolises on earth. Rich in culture, nature, history and nightlife, Rio is a place people come back to again and again. It has some of the best music on the continent, the best scenery, the best beaches and, of course, one of the best climates. Not to mention the city’s natives, who must rank as some of the friendliest people on earth.

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Top Highlights in Rio de Janeiro

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World famous Copacabana Beach
The most famous beach in the world
Rio's most famous landmark Corcovado
The most recognizable landmark in South America
Fortaleza de São João seen from Pão de Açúcar.
Old fortress offers great views of the Guanabara Bay
Ipanema Beach
A place of famous girls and bad waters
Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas at Christmas.
Christmas and Olympics
View of Lapa Arches
Rio's early water aqueduct
Morro da Urca
Climbing, hiking and scenic views
Parque dos Patins
A park for the whole family
Real Gabinete Português de Leitura
A true cultural gem
São Conrado
Affluent neighborhood in Zona Sul
Sugar Loaf Mountain (Pâo de Açúcar)
One of the world's finest beauty spots
Tijuca National Park
The largest urban forest in the world
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