By Kylie

Activities to enjoy

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Christ the Redeemer on Corcovado

The statue of Christ the Redeemer on Corcovado was a gift to the city from France. It stands 100 ft (30 m) and has a chapel at the base of the statue that can hold 150 people. The statue can be seen from many of Rio's neighborhoods.Every year, over 300,000 people visit the statue of Christ using the centenary Corcovado Train, the oldest tourist ride in the country. Once at the top, the huge white statue of Christ the Redeemer pays homage to Rio’s religiosity, and has become a symbol of the City and of its people, receiving all visitors with its arms




Pão de Açúcar - Sugar Loaf Mountain

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Belmond Copacabana Palace

This glamorous landmark is pre-eminent among the best hotels in Rio de Janeiro.

Since its Art Deco doors swung open in 1923, Belmond Copacabana Palace has been welcoming the rich and famous.

Superbly positioned overlooking Copacabana Beach, this is the best place to stay in Rio. Soak up the sun in the magnificent pool or join Brazil’s style setters at the Piano Bar. And don’t miss the hotel’s top restaurants, whether for great local dishes or fine Italian dining at the Hotel Cipriani cost 150$to stay

Orla Copacabana Hotel

Facing Copacabana Beach, within a 5-minute walk from Ipanema Beach, this hotel features free Wi-fi, a rooftop pool and a restaurant. It offers panoramic Sugar Loaf and ocean views

180$to stay


A dish that can be prepared with up to ten types of meat, including chicken, wild boar, and even alligator, accompanied with a salad or rice.

Filé à Osvaldo AranhaAccompanied with cassava, white rice, and fried garlic.

Sopa Leão VelosoBroth with shrimp heads and seafood, including lobster with olive oil and onion, served with tomato and saffron.

CaipirinhaVery refreshing drink consisting of cachaca, lemon, sugar, and ice.

Ambrosia de melãoMacedonia prepared with assorted fruits and accompanied by shredded coconut and melon.