Rio de Janeiro Attractions and Sights


Rio de Janeiro is the cultural heart of Brazil, capturing the imagination of tourists like few other cities in the world. You are sure to be charmed by its beauty, sophistication and endless offering of magical sites.

Make sure to take a walk in the Tijuca Forest, the world's only urban rainforest, then head to Corcovado, where the Christ the Redeemer statue is located.

Other highlights include the towering Sugarloaf Mountain, the famous Copacabana beach, the Lagoon Rodriguo Freitas, the botanical gardens, the legendary Ipanema or the religious marvels Church Candelaria and the modern Cathedral Metropolitana.

For a more cultural experience, do not miss the architectural feat of the Museum of Modern Art or the lovely Instituto Moreira Salles.

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