If you go to Brazil — your heart stops, head goes dizzy, and hair stands on end. Visiting dangerous favelas or rising to the top of Sugarloaf in the most extreme cableway — danger and extreme are the essence of the incredible Rio de Janeiro.
The splendid facade of the city hides the picturesque nature of white-sand beaches, majestic mountains and mysterious tropical forests can surprise travelers with many unexpected discoveries.
If you want to understand what makes Rio so alive, you should try dancing samba on the famous Sambodrome cheered up by thousands of spectators, join the gilded youth at the most fashionable beach Leblon, drive the oldest tram in South America and make a bet at dog races. Then you need to go to the dangerous favelas, meet the local fauna in the Tijuca Forest and finally ascent to the Brazil’s symbol — the Statue of Christ the Redeemer.
Rio, so colorful, so full of contrasts and so hospitable, will lavish care upon its guests, astonish even the most experienced adventurers, seduce with non-stop salsa music and enchant with idyllic landscapes.
Ride in a transparent cabin of one of the most extreme cableways in the world.How much: from R$20619Sugarloaf Mountain
Do you know why the toucan’s beak is so huge? Learn many interesting facts about this wonderful bird at Fundacao RioZoo.How much: from R$1617Fundacao Rio Zoo
These waterfalls are breathtaking, especially if you are standing just a meter away from Devil's Throat.How much: from R$58314The Iguacu Waterfalls
These cute little monkeys with many names are very emotional and easily terrified. Feed them to tame in Fundacao RioZoo.How much: from R$1613Fundacao Rio Zoo
Take part in the bright carnival procession, choose a most extraordinary costume and surprise everyone. Be immersed into the atmosphere of joy and happiness.How much: from R$19511Rio de Janeiro
It is close to impossible to resist the country's principal dessert – Brigadeiro sweets. Treat yourself to this delicacy!How much: price unknown9Rio de Janeiro
Copacabana beach is a perfect paradise for surfers. If you are one of them – grab your surf and go to conquer the huge waves of Copacabana.How much: free9Copacabana beach
Climb to the top of the statue of Christ and take the most epic selfie on the background Rio!How much: free8Rio de Janeiro
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Rio Zoo is a great place to start your acquaintance with the Brazilian fauna. There you will find an impressive collection of animals and birds of the Amazon jungle.31Rio de Janeiro
One of Rio attractions that offers stunning views of the entire city from the height of 396 meters25Rio de Janeiro
275 waterfalls on the Iguacu River create a fantastic natural site, and serve as a border between two countries.20Rio de Janeiro
Copacabana is a synonym for an all-year-round beach holiday in any of the luxurious penthouses, welcoming coastal hotels and irresistible casinos located on the splendid seafront.11Rio de Janeiro
This bright megalopolis surrounded by tropical forests is a godsend for any traveler. It is so tempting for its crazy nightlife, exciting walks at the lively Liberdade district and, naturally, the famous night wholesale market “Paris Belly”.