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ThingsToDoInRio de

second largest city in Brazil

  1. Christ the Redeemer
statue of Jesus Christ located at the peak of the 700-metre Corcovado mountain.
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  2. Sugarloaf Mountain
a peak rising 396 metres above water, with a beautiful square park at the top.
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  3. Copacabana Beach
hotels, restaurants, bars, night clubs, residential buildings and plenty of sand.
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  4. Tijuca National Park Forest
the world's largest urban forest (32 km²), home to hundreds of species.
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  5. Jardim Botânico
large botanical garden with a wide variety of tree species.
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  6. Carioca Aqueduct
inactive aqueduct whose arches were adapted in 1896 to serve as a bridge for a tram.
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  7. National Historical Museum
created in 1922, it possesses over 287'000 items related to Brazil's history.
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  8. Helicopter Tour
fly approx. 10 minutes in a break-taking tour of the city from midair.
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  9. Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas
7.2km of cycling and walking path around the lake; bikes available for hire.
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10. Maracanã Stadium
an open-air stadium, opened since 1950, with a capacity of approx. 90'000 seats.
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Country: Brazil
City area: 1260 km2

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