Brazil - Rio De Janeiro (PDF Chapter)
This is the Rio de Janeiro chapter from Lonely Planet’s Brazil guidebook.
Planted between lush, forest-covered mountains and breathtaking beaches, the Marvelous City has many charms at its disposal. While Carnaval makes it famous, there are countless occa-sions for revelry: Saturdays at Ipanema Beach, parties in Lapa, football at MaracanÃ, and samba on the sidewalks of Copacabana.
- bask in the sunshine on Copacabana Beach followed by drinks at an oceanfront kiosk
- admire the Cidade Maravilhosa from the craggy heights of Pão de Açúcar
- frolic in the waves and watch the parade of passing people on Ipanema Beach
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: History, Sights, Activities, Courses, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping.
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