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Rio de Janeiro is the most important international tourism route in Brazil. It offers a large array of leisure activities from holiday tourism to summer, from gastronomic tourism to historical and ecological ones. Below, you will find a list of things to do.


Main tourist attractions

Cristo Redentor

Pão de Açúcar




Beaches: Arpoador, Leme, Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Joatinga e São Conrado (zona sul); Barra da Tijuca, Grumari, Prainha, Reserva, Recreio dos Bandeirantes (zona oeste).


Parks and Gardens

Jardim Botânico

Parque Lage

Parque do Flamengo

Marina da Glória

Quinta da Boa Vista


Walking Places

Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas


Marina da Glória

Zona Portuária


Theaters, museums and cultural centers

Teatro Municipal

CCBB – Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil

MAR – Museu de Arte do Rio

MAM – Museu de Arte Moderna



Angra dos Reis, Búzios, Paraty, Petrópolis


On the website Rio Guia Oficial, there are a lot of tips, besides maps of the city able to be downloaded:



Famous for its bohemia, Rio is the “birthplace of Samba”. In Lapa, there are concert halls and bars with live music where we can listen to samba, for example. Lapa also has alternate options, such as Circo Voador and Fundição Progresso.


Visit to satisfy different your taste and need by choosing places you would like to get to know.