Top Rio de Janeiro Attractions

This city that sits between the mountains and sea is one of the world’s most beautiful cities. Rio De Janeiro is a UNESCO cited city famous for its natural setting that has a mix of urban cultural landscape and a mix of architecture. Rio de Janeiro is Brazil’s second major city, although it was the capital from 1763 to 1960 before the creation of Brasilia. Founded by Portuguese colonists in the middle 1500s, Rio de Janeiro has been aware of its objective property and a port for shipping gold from the inland mining areas. Travelers on visit to Rio de Janeiro have a lot to explore including a landscape that is filled with distinguished buildings from every era of its rich history. Some of these famous attractions include Cristo Redentor, Sugarloaf, Copacabana, Ipanema, Tijuca National Park, Jardim Botânico, Prainha Beach, and the iconic Maracana football stadium.

How do you explore the best of Rio de Janeiro attractions? There are many sightseeing tours in Rio de Janeiro to include into your itinerary. You have walking tours or bike tours that will take you through the city’s aura on foot and on a bike respectively. The generous supply of urban parks and open spaces will give you a chance to spend your time exploring the people’s culture and way of life. Rio de Janeiro is also famous for its carnival during which the streets are filled with music and colorful dancers. Let’s talk about the food too! On a food tour in Rio de Janeiro, you will be able to explore the 5 can’t-miss foods in Rio de Janeiro which include Feijoada, Churrascaria, Pão de queijo with Requeijão, Coxinha de Galinha, and Brigadeiro. Furthermore, don’t forget to combine your day activities with Rio de Janeiro cruise tours. The dazzling shores sure have a way to make families or couples spend their evening splendidly.

More ways to explore Rio de Janeiro include going on day trips from the city center, and participating on night tours with the locals. All the best attractions tours in Rio de Janeiro have been collated in the list below. They are carefully handpicked by reading hundreds of travelers’ comments. We also compare prices from top suppliers to help travelers choose the best that fits their budgets.

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