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Rio de Janeiro

Christ the Redeemer

posted by Brasil-USA

Top postcard of the city, the Christ was elected by locals as the “Wonder of Rio”. The monument is at the top of Corcovado Mountain, 700 meters, where a panoramic  Full Article »

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Sep 21, 2011 Ξ No Comments on Sugar Loaf

Sugar Loaf

posted by Brasil-USA

The thrill of the ride to Sugar Loaf begins well before you reach the top of the hill, 400 meters above sea level. The adventure begins with a trip on the  Full Article »

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Sep 19, 2011 Ξ No Comments on Santa Teresa

Santa Teresa

posted by Brasil-USA

  One of the most picturesque scenes of Rio de Janeiro, Santa Teresa sits high on a hill cut by the tracks of the old electric tram that still runs  Full Article »

Rio de Janeiro

Botanical Garden

posted by Brasil-USA

Approximately eight thousand species of flowers and plants in Brazil and the world adorn the alleys of the garden, created by King John VI in 1808. The palms of the  Full Article »

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Floresta da Tijuca

posted by Brasil-USA

Parque Nacional de Tijuca is the largest area of urban rainforest in the world, and is testament to the huge success of a reforestation scheme from the Brazilian government. In  Full Article »

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Maracanã Stadium

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More than just a sports arena, the Maracanã Stadium is a cultural and tourist attraction, receiving visitors even on days when no games are played. For lovers of soccer or “football”,  Full Article »

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Municipal Theatre

posted by Brasil-USA

One of the most glamorous buildings in Rio de Janeiro is the Municipal Theater. Inspired by the Paris Opera House, the Municipal Theater opened in 1909 with a great display  Full Article »

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Sep 14, 2011 Ξ No Comments on Lage Park

Lage Park

posted by Brasil-USA

The charming scenery includes an area of 348 acres of Atlantic Forest at the foot of the Corcovado with gardens, ponds, walkways, and trails. The eclectic style combines marbles, tiles  Full Article »

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Sambadrome Marquês de Sapucaí

posted by Brasil-USA

The Sambadrome Marquês de Sapucaí opened in 1984 and receives visitors all year round, who are content to enjoy the samba runway, just 700 meters, completely empty. The Apotheosis Square  Full Article »

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Forte de Copacabana

posted by Brasil-USA

Opened in 1914, the Forte de Copacabana retains its original features – walls 12 feet thick facing the sea and the German Krupp cannons, built in the early twentieth century. The  Full Article »

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