Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

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    Christ the Redeemer (Cristo Redentor)

    Christ the Redeemer (Cristo Redentor)

    Ranked #1 overall in Rio de Janeiro things to do
    144 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Historic Site, Monument, Landmark, Scenic Lookout
    Popular withAdventureFamiliesOutdoorsy

    Kind of good for tourists and a nice thing to know, but it takes a very long time to get there, so i don't think it worth it, especially in ...

  • 2
    Ipanema Beach

    Ipanema Beach

    Ranked #2 overall in Rio de Janeiro things to do
    146 reviews
    Outdoors, Beaches and Watersports, Beach
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesAdventure

    Just 2 blocks away from the property, Posto 8 is the perfect spot to enjoy one of the most celebrated beaches in the world.

  • 3
    Copacabana

    Copacabana

    Ranked #3 overall in Rio de Janeiro things to do
    128 reviews
    Outdoors, Beaches and Watersports, Surfing, Harbour or Marina
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesAdventure

    One of the most famous beaches in the world, Copacabana Beach. Beautiful sea with clean water and usually a little cold.

  • 4
    Sugar Loaf Mountain (Pao de Acucar)

    Sugar Loaf Mountain (Pao de Acucar)

    Ranked #4 overall in Rio de Janeiro things to do
    110 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark
    Popular withAdventureOutdoorsyFamilies

    If you're in school, don't forget to take your ID so you can get a discount when visiting Sugar Loaf. The view on top of the mountain is amazing! I ...

  • 5
    Leblon

    Leblon

    Ranked #5 overall in Rio de Janeiro things to do
    58 reviews
    Outdoors, Beaches and Watersports
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesLuxury

    My favourite beach in Rio! It’s les crowded then Copacabana and Ipanema and also way cleaner. Plenty of place to go for a swim, get a tan or watch beautiful ...

  • 6
    Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas

    Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas

    Ranked #6 overall in Rio de Janeiro things to do
    48 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesNightlife

    This large lagoon in the southern suburbs of Rio, is home to dozens of kiosks selling drinks until the early hours of the morning. Just about every drink imaginable is ...

  • 7
    Botanical Garden

    Botanical Garden

    Ranked #7 overall in Rio de Janeiro things to do
    40 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesGreen

    A place to enjoy walking trails, the plants and trees and the birds. Peace and serenity.

  • 8
    Praia do Arpoador

    Praia do Arpoador

    Ranked #8 overall in Rio de Janeiro things to do
    36 reviews
    Outdoors, Beaches and Watersports
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureGreen

    Next to Ipanema Beach... Beautiful peoples, Great Restaurant at the Beach, Azul Marinho Restaurant. Good food and enjoy a spectacular sunset sitting at the outside tables!

  • 9
    Carioca Aqueduct

    Carioca Aqueduct

    Ranked #9 overall in Rio de Janeiro things to do
    41 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Landmark, Nightclub
    Popular withHistoryArtsyFoodies

    This 42 arched aqueduct was begun in the late 17th century and was not finished until the mid 18th century. The aqueduct was designed to take water from the carioca ...

  • 10
    Maracanã Football Stadium

    Maracanã Football Stadium

    Ranked #10 overall in Rio de Janeiro things to do
    32 reviews
    Performing Arts, Sports, Football Stadium
    Popular withFamiliesStudentsHistory

    I went here to see a real futbol game and wasn't disappointed. Although the stadium was relatively empty, we sat next to a bunch of hardcore fans who literally did ...

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