Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro Travel Tips

Rio de Janeiro Carnival

By Viator, August 2015

Tours & Tickets

With five days of dazzling parades held at Rio?s iconic Sambadrome, street parties erupting all around the city and more than 500,000 visitors flying in from all around the globe, Rio de Janeiro is ...  Read more

Favelas of Rio de Janeiro

By Viator, August 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 98 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Rio's 900+ favelas are home to hundreds of thousands of people, packed tightly in astonishing density and replete with all the violence, criminality and squalor that one might expect when extreme ...  Read more

Rio de Janeiro Top Beaches

By Viator, July 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 77 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The beaches of Rio de Janeiro are the stuff of song and legend, and they certainly live up to their billing. An entire state unto itself rather than a single city, Rio sees nearly three million ...  Read more

2015 Travelers' Choice Landmark Award: Corcovado and Cristo Redentor

By Viator, July 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 297 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Corcovado and Cristo Redentor were chosen by travelers like you as the No. 9 world landmark in the 2015 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Landmarks Awards. See the 24 other winners here . Keeping a ...  Read more

A Day in Rio de Janeiro

By Viator, June 2015

Tours & Tickets

Rio de Janeiro, a city of incomparable natural beauty and incurably addictive culture, isn?t usually categorized as a one-night stand. In fact, once travelers have breathed in the intoxicating ...  Read more

Soccer in Rio

By Viator, May 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 10 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

From Ronaldo?s record setting World Cup goals to Pele?s hat-trick of World Cup victories, few countries have churned out so many legendary international soccer players as Brazil, so it?s no surprise ...  Read more

3 Days in Rio de Janeiro: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, May 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 617 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Rio de Janeiro isn?t known as the Cidade Maravilhosa (Marvelous City) for nothing. Beautiful beaches, expansive mountains, the lively Cariocas and the grand Carnaval are only some of the reasons ...  Read more

Day Trips from Rio

By Viator, April 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 67 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

With its swaths of white sand beaches hemmed in by the iconic peaks of Corcovado and Sugar Loaf Mountain, and an all-day party atmosphere, it can be hard to tear yourself away from Rio de Janeiro?s ...  Read more

Rio de Janeiro's Nightlife

By Viator, March 2015

Tours & Tickets

Rio de Janeiro?s reputation for caipirinha-fueled hedonism and pulsing samba beats precedes it, and if you?re heading to Brazil?s fun-loving cultural capital, you?ve likely set aside at least one ...  Read more

Samba and Carnival Fun in Rio de Janeiro

By Viator, March 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 33 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

With troops of bejeweled dancers gyrating on stage, glittering floats parading through the Sambadrome exhibition hall and costumes so dazzling you?ll need your sunglasses on even at night, Rio de ...  Read more

Rio de Janeiro's Best Food and Places to Eat

By Viator, November 2013

4 star rating: Recommended 199 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

From hearty meat dishes to a kaleidoscope of tropical fruit, eating out in Rio de Janeiro is never boring and you?ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to the city?s restaurants. Borrowing ...  Read more

Rio?s Best Beaches

By Ernest White , March 2013

Songs tout the beauty of Rio de Janeiro?s beaches and beachcombers, and for good reason. Brazil?s ?Marvelous City? boasts nearly 50 miles of powdery beaches, stretching south and west from ...  Read more

Parque de Catacumba

By Ernest White , February 2013

If the hustle and bustle of Brazil?s most exuberant city, Rio de Janeiro, gets to be too much, there?s one little green spot in the Lagoa district that offers all the peace and tranquility one could ...  Read more

Rio for Cruise Visitors

By Ernest White , February 2013

With its stunning natural setting and boisterous, engaging culture, Rio de Janeiro is one of the most exciting ports of call available on any cruise itinerary. Getting to know the Marvelous City, as ...  Read more

How to Rent an Apartment in Rio

By Ernest White , February 2013

Who hasn?t imagined waking up one morning (or afternoon) and walking out the front door only to be greeted by the sun, sand, and surf of Ipanema Beach? With all the available apartments for rent in ...  Read more

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