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Surrounded by natural beauty, Rio de Janeiro is known as the city of samba, the city of joy, the city of Carnival and it is most known as "Cidade Maravilhosa", which means "marvelous city".

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

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Rio de Janeiro is a city located in the Southeast of Brazil. Rio de Janeiro, or simply Rio, is a major route of international tourism in Brazil, Latin America, and the Southern Hemisphere as this is the city better known abroad. Rio is the second largest city in the country and it is also known as "Cidade Maravilhosa" ("Marvelous City"); people born in the city are called Cariocas. The city is one of the major economic, cultural and financial centers of the country. It is internationally known for several cultural and landscape icons such as the Sugar Loaf mountain, the Corcovado Mountain with the statue of Christ the Redeemer, the beaches of Copacabana district, the fireworks of New Year's Eve in Copacabana, the Carnival, bossa nova, and samba. Christ the Redeemer is the main sight of Rio, therefore it is one of the most visited places of the city. The city combines the Tijuca Forest to its beautiful beaches and lagoons in perfect harmony, which makes Rio one of...

 

 
Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Language: Portuguese

Currency: Brazilian Real
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Aeroporto Internacional do Rio de Janeiro/Galeão
Aeroporto do Rio de Janeiro - Santos Dumont
Rodoviária Novo Rio
 
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Where to stay in Rio de Janeiro:


Staying in Rio de Janeiro usually is not very cheap, being hostels and guesthouses the more affordable options. The most popular area is the South Zone, between Leblon and Copacabana neighborhood where there are more hotel options. The closer to Arpoador and Ipanema, the better is your location. Barra da Tijuca, which is in the West Zone, is also quite popular because it is the hub for business and main events .

 

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Getting around in Rio de Janeiro:


Although Rio de Janeiro has several means of transportation, public transport is not very efficient. If you are driving a car it is wise to avoid the roads at rush hour, because the traffic is a bit disorganized.

 

Taxi in Rio de Janeiro is a good option and depending on when you're traveling you can get around easily through the city. Try to avoid rush hours.

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Bus is the most widely used public transport in the city. On a single bus line you can travel long distances, for example, you can go from the north area of the city to the south area in just one bus.

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Among the public transport available in the city, Rio's subway is the most comfortable and safe one. It is fast and comfortable, it has air conditioning, and it also allows you to tranfers to some buses lines.

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Train is not the most recommended means of transport to get around the city, especially during rush hour.

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Uber is an on-demand car service that allows you to request a private driver through an app on Android and iOS devices. The service sends you the closest driver.

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    A Uber run costs R$ 0.30 per minute or R$ 2.20 per km.

 

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Weather in Rio de Janeiro:


Its humid tropical climate is influenced by the Atlantic Ocean. Temperatures may vary according to the location, height and the proximity to the sea, but the annual average is 24°C (75.2°F). The rainy season is from December to March. The lowest temperatures are from June to August, when there is less rain. High temperatures are registered throughout the year, but Rio is known for reaching 40°C (104°F) in the summer.

 

 

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