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
    140 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
    143 reviews
    Outdoors,Beaches and Watersports,Beach
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesAdventure

    Beautful beach! Fun to swim at, hang out in the sand, or play a game of volleyball. Plenty of vendors nearby to take care of all of your food, drink, ...

  • 3
    Copacabana

    Copacabana

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

    Copacabana is just perfect. During the day with the beach and the sun, and during the night, just walking and seeing sand sculptures.

  • 4
    Sugar Loaf Mountain (Pao de Acucar)

    Sugar Loaf Mountain (Pao de Acucar)

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

    Awesome views of Rio de Janeiro from the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain which can be reached by 2 cable car rides.

  • 5
    Leblon

    Leblon

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

    Its a bit far , I would recommend Ipanema or Copacabana

  • 6
    Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas

    Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas

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

    In this place I probably did one of the longest walks of my life, surrounding the lake. I was 10. My dad was crazy. I loved it. ;-)

  • 7
    Botanical Garden

    Botanical Garden

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

    Botanical Garden was nice break from the city life. I remember it was on the northwest side of Lagoa Fritas. If this is your first time to a rain forest ...

  • 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

    A great sight. Besides the weather, it's a great place to relax and see the ocean.

  • 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 withHistoryArtsyNightlife

    Entrance to Lapa, the entertainment district. Go here on a Friday or Saturday night and you'll be amazed by the number of revelers....

  • 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 was there outside Maracanã Football Stadium trying to see if I can get a ticket to the World Cup 2014 Final between Germany and Argentina. Couldn't get too close ...

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