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Ranked #1 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Category: Theaters; Gardens
Owner description: Whether to attend a show or take a tour, it’s worth seeing this lavish 1909 theater, filled with gilded mirrors, statues,... more » Owner description: Whether to attend a show or take a tour, it’s worth seeing this lavish 1909 theater, filled with gilded mirrors, statues, murals, stained-glass windows and sparkling chandeliers. « less
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Ranked #2 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Lookouts; Mountains
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Ranked #3 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Category: Mountains
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Ranked #4 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
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Ranked #5 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Category: Lookouts; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Hiking Trails
Owner description: This is the first hill up on the way to Rio's famous Sugar Loaf. It offers it's own marvelous view from the top (215 meters)... more » Owner description: This is the first hill up on the way to Rio's famous Sugar Loaf. It offers it's own marvelous view from the top (215 meters) but its base is also a good place for hiking. « less
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Ranked #6 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Natural History Museums
Owner description: The CCBB is a cultural center that consists of exhibition rooms, three theaters, a library, cinema, and a video room. It is... more » Owner description: The CCBB is a cultural center that consists of exhibition rooms, three theaters, a library, cinema, and a video room. It is housed in an art deco style building located in what used to be the financial district of Rio de Janeiro. « less
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Ranked #7 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Monuments/ Statues

The view is undoubtedly fabulous but as views go, sunset at Sugar Loaf surpasses this city panorama. The statue has recently been cleaned and  travellers will be pleased with the... more »

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Ranked #8 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest

1) Reaching Cosme Velho  Corcovado Station, a 19th century station from where a cog-train departs to the Christ statue, is located at Cosme Velho, a quaint neighborhood in Rio's... more »

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Ranked #9 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
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Category: Beaches
Owner description: Prainha Beach is a secluded half-moon-shaped beach, bordered on each side by rocks and high cliffs. It is one of the best... more » Owner description: Prainha Beach is a secluded half-moon-shaped beach, bordered on each side by rocks and high cliffs. It is one of the best surfing spots in Rio, and may be reached by car or by the orange "surf bus" that passes through Copacabana and Ipanema. « less
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Ranked #10 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Category: Neighborhoods
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Ranked #11 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #12 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Category: Gardens

In keeping with the flavor of the times; when they were building hothouses and exotic gardens in England and the Continent, the royal family created their own botanical garden... more »

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Ranked #13 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Category: Neighborhoods
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Ranked #14 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: Gregorian chants are performed on Sundays at this Benedictine complex, which was completed in 1641 and contains a spectacular... more » Owner description: Gregorian chants are performed on Sundays at this Benedictine complex, which was completed in 1641 and contains a spectacular church altar. « less
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Ranked #15 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Category: Libraries
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Ranked #16 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
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Category: Beaches
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Ranked #17 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Specialty Museums
world's biggest Soccer stadium
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Ranked #18 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Category: National Parks; Beaches; Natural History Museums; Hiking Trails; Forests
Owner description: You’ll find historical spots, spectacular views, a beautiful waterfall, a small chapel and unusual trees in this dense,... more » Owner description: You’ll find historical spots, spectacular views, a beautiful waterfall, a small chapel and unusual trees in this dense, tropical national park, probably best explored by jeep tour. « less
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Ranked #19 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Category: Parks; Observation Decks/ Towers
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Ranked #20 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Category: Hiking Trails
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Ranked #21 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Category: Art Galleries
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Ranked #22 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Category: Beaches; Hiking Trails; Bodies of Water
Owner description: Popularized by the song "The Girl from Ipanema," this world-famous beach gives foreign visitors a sense of life in Rio,... more » Owner description: Popularized by the song "The Girl from Ipanema," this world-famous beach gives foreign visitors a sense of life in Rio, displaying a cross-section of different lifestyles, chic boutiques and eateries and luxurious apartment buildings. « less
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Ranked #23 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Category: Bodies of Water
Owner description: Primarily a recreation area for Cariocas, the 5-mile pathway circling the lake is popular for walkers, skaters, and cyclists.... more » Owner description: Primarily a recreation area for Cariocas, the 5-mile pathway circling the lake is popular for walkers, skaters, and cyclists. In the evening there may be live music, and kiosks serving drinks and food. « less
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Ranked #24 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #25 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers
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Ranked #26 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Category: Trails
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Ranked #27 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #28 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Category: Military Museums
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Ranked #29 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
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Ranked #30 of 488 attractions in Rio de Janeiro
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