Brazil - Rio de Janeiro City (Chapter)
This is the Rio de Janeiro City chapter from Lonely Planet’s Brazil guidebook.
Planted between lush, forest-covered mountains and breathtaking beaches, the Cidade Maravilhosa (Marvelous City) has many charms at its disposal. While large-scale festivities such as Carnaval make Rio famous, there are always countless occasions for revelry, from Saturdays at Ipanema Beach to football at Maracanã.
- frolic in the waves and watch the parade of passing people on lovely Ipanema Beach
- find the perfect beat at a samba club in Lapa, Brazil’s most musically charged neighborhood
- take the cog train up Corcovado for stunning views beneath the open-armed Cristo Redentor
- restaurants & accommodations
Coverage includes: History, Sights, Activities, Courses, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment and Shopping.
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