Brazil - Rio de Janeiro City (PDF Chapter)

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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
  • maps
  • find the perfect beat at a samba club in Lapa, Brazil’s most musically charged neighborhood
  • transportation
  • 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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