What to visit in Rio de Janeiro
The ancient first capital of Brazil is certainly well remembered by all who visit, especially tourists from abroad who are impressed with the amount of natural beauties in the city. As main icons locals can count on places like Christ Redeemer and Pão de Açucar, which are mandatory stops for those coming to rio de janeiro. Both postcards of the city, with landscapes unveiled, showing why the city has the wonderful title. Already several buildings on land as Maracanã and also the city of Samba magic reveal all of football and also Carnival, check below the best places to visit in this wonderful city.
Christ the Redeemer
Certainly the city’s main tourist spot, it is mandatory to visit the Christ is elected to many as the Wonder of Rio Staying on top of the Corcovado Mountain at 700 meters high, where a panoramic viewpoint can be admired and enjoyed all view. There are two ways to arrive at its high, car or train. The access to cars are complicated because there is no parking spots and even an excess of flanelinhas. With that prefer the train, on a route that will include 3800 meters amidst themed gardens, on a trip that lasts about 20 minutes. The statue of Christ was inaugurated in 1931 and is considered the largest art deco statue in the world. Being visible from practically every point of the city and made of soapstone has 30 meters high and 28 meters from one end to the other.
Pão de Açucar
The thrill of this ride begins even before you reach the top of the hill which is 400 meters above sea level. The adventure happens with a trip by cable car, which features a cable car glazing details and unique angles that only can be seen from there. The first stop is the view of the Morro da Urca, where it is possible to see the Guanabara Bay and Botafogo Bay, the trick is to do the tour on time of sunset or at night to see the city lights.