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Getting around in Rio de Janeiro

Monument / Landmark
“The monument overlooking Rio de Janeiro have beyond breathtaking views. It is considered one of the seven new wonders of the world. There are three ways to get to it. You can take a train, van or hike. The train is the most famous and traditional way. The train will take you through Atlantic Forest almost to the top of the Corcovado Mountain. Make sure to have you camera ready and look to the right when the train is almost in the top. I suggest to pick a beautiful sunny day, so you don't miss any of the spectaculars views. ”
  • 628 locals recommend
Mountain
“A must visit viewing point in Rio de Janeiro. Absolutely spectacular views all over the City. The ride in a large cable car take just a few minutes and it is done in two stages. First, Praia Vermelha to Urca Hill and after taking another cable car, until Sugar loaf Mountain. Pick a sunny day, so you don't miss anything! ”
  • 821 locals recommend
Science Museum
“It is a Science Museum. Located on land jutting out into the Harbour next to the Port Area.”
  • 419 locals recommend
Shoe Repair
“Shopping mall - 3 blocks from home and down the pedestrian tunnel, official Havaianas shop, bikinis stores (Bum Bum, Salinas, etc.), among others.”
  • 509 locals recommend
Park
“Close to the famous Rio Botanical Garden, you can do both in a day, great option for a walk in nature, stop in a nice café a lunch by nature.”
  • 492 locals recommend
Military Base
“Visit the Fort for incredible views as well as a history lesson on Rio. There are two restaurants, including an outpost of Confeitaria Colombo, inside the Fort Grounds.”
  • 498 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Perfect place to ride a bike around, walk or run. Close to Ipanema beach and metro station.”
  • 593 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Upscale stores in Rio’s most exclusive neighborhood - easily accessible by metro. Always an option on a rainy day. ”
  • 314 locals recommend
Wine Shop
“One of the biggest shopping malls in South America. You'll find everything you need. ”
  • 366 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
“A hot spot for good restaurants and bars as well. Have lunch/ dinner at Puro or Jojo's and at night go up the road to the bars on rua Pacheco Leao. Or to have a typical Brazilian meal/ delicious meat, go to Rubayat, the restaurant where you look out over horse races at the inner city jockey club. In the same area you have the beautiful open-for-all art school Parque lage which is worth a visit, they have recently opened a good relaxed restaurant inside. ”
  • 371 locals recommend
Beach
“Arpoador is located in between Copacabana and Ipanema — making it one of the best beachside views in the city. Climb the rocks and prepare for some primetime surfer watching. ”
  • 394 locals recommend
Cultural Center
“It is ons of the biggest art centers in the world. It holds art exhibitions, theaters, historial exhibitions, music and other activities. The building located at the heart of the most conserved "old Rio" quarter is also astonishing.”
  • 270 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“Lapa is the New Orleans of Rio, in part due to its historic colonial buildings — in other part due to its samba-centric streets! Come here from 9pm onward and you'll find unrivaled street parties, the Carioca Aqueduct and the famous Escadaria Selaró. ”
  • 346 locals recommend
Beach
“Excellent for sightseeing and spend some time. There are 2 metro stations close. ”
  • 309 locals recommend
Theater
“It is an Opera House , Orchestra and Ballet in Downtown Area. It is considered to be one of the most beautiful and Important Theaters in Latin America. Check it out and also get informed about the guide visit and/or events. ”
  • 269 locals recommend
Hotel
“A brazilian beach famous for the song Garota de Ipanema. It has some bars by the beach.”
  • 271 locals recommend