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    Christ the Redeemer (Cristo Redentor)

    Christ the Redeemer (Cristo Redentor)

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

    The sunset is amazing at the summit of Mount Corcovado where the Christ the Redeemer (Cristo Redentor) is located. The colossal statue of Jesus Christ overlooking the city of Rio ...

  • 2
    Ipanema Beach

    Ipanema Beach

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

    Head to Copacabana for exercise aficionados and sunbathers; head to Ipanema for surfers and sunbathers. If you like sunsets (who doesn't?), Ipanema has a popular favorite, Pedra do Arpoador, for ...

  • 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

    Copacabana is a wide, long beach. It is quite nice. The sidewalk near the beach was full of vendors during the Olympics. Pretty spot!

  • 4
    Sugar Loaf Mountain (Pao de Acucar)

    Sugar Loaf Mountain (Pao de Acucar)

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

    The best thing to do is going to SugarLoaf Mountain. Just forget the Christ, go straight to here and you will have the best experience over the mountains.

  • 5
    Leblon

    Leblon

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

    Great beach, less busy then Ipanema & Copacabana. The beach is in the summer time less with direct sunlight (so if your late at the beach better go more towards ...

  • 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

    Nice place for a walk, really beautiful view. You can rent bikes or paddle boats.

  • 7
    Botanical Garden

    Botanical Garden

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

    place of peace and beauty to spend a few hours good for local birds (featheredkind)

  • 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

    good place to meet the locals who watch your towel while you swim

  • 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 aqueduct is the main landmark for the Lapa area of Rio. This area is an amazing street party location often filled with the music of bands and/or drums. There ...

  • 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

    All new and ready for the world cup; only for soccer fans!

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