Rio de Janeiro - Zona Norte (PDF Chapter)
This is the Zona Norte chapter from Lonely Planet’s Rio de Janeiro guide-book.
Vast Zona Norte sprawls many kilometers toward the Baixada Fluminense. It boasts fewer at-tractions than the Zona Sul and Centro, but there are still excellent reasons to visit, including soccer rowdiness at Maracanã, great views from little-visited landmarks and historical intrigue at former palaces.
- hear the roar of the crowds as some of the world’s best players take to the field inside the hallowed Maracanã Football Stadium
- browse handicrafts, snack on Northeastern dishes and partner-dance to live forró inside the enormous, sprawling Feira Nordestina
- enjoy a tasty lunch at one of the restaurants at CADEG
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment.
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