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Welcome to Rio de Janeiro!

Coin the other visitors of Rio de Janeiro in feeling the exuberance of the unspeakable beauty of its nature or the city's wide range of things to do. The  seaside walk, our famous calçadão, on Copacabana beach, is Rio's all-time preferred sight. It is a 5-minute walk from the hotel. Have a beer at one of the neighborhood's bars, enjoy the tropical su  while well accommodated in a a spacious room, fully-equipped and air-conditioned. Sa=tay tuned to Rio's night life programs using out high-speed wi-fe.

Copacabana and Leme

If you're staying whit us, you come to the right place!

We are located between the two of the world's most famous beaches - 2.5 miles spanning between Avenida Atlântica and the Copacabana Fort. In Copacabana, you find bike racks, cycling lanes, kiosks, bars and restaurants. There are plenty of options for both day and night. A t the edges of the beach, you can play a visit to military forts with a panoramic view of the beaches. The most widely known Revéillon also takes place here!

Parque Estadual do Chacrinha

Located in Copacabana, the park is a place to rest an contemplate nature. You can see ruins from the beginning of the 20th century, the donkey paths used for transportation in colonial Brazil, the ruins of the oldest house in Copacabana and, around the park, an aqueduct from the 17th century in Vila Militar da Babilônia.

Cristo Redentor, Morro do corcovado

The statue of the Christ stands at the top of corcovado Hill, one of the most visited touristic attractions in Rio de Janeiro. It is locates in Tijuca National Park and features on of the most beautiful views of the city. It is impossible to go by train, van or car. The pleasant train ride takes you across the rain forest all the way up to the top of Corcovado.

Pão de Açúcar

One of Rio's most famous sights offers an incredible view to the whole city. From Praia Vermelha, visitors take a cable car to Urca Hill. From there, a second cable car takes them to the top of Pão de Açucar, at 1299 feet above sea level. The origins of the name "Pão de Açucar", meaning "Sugar Bread" in Portuguese, are controversial. The most popular story is that during the 16th and 17th centuries, in the heyday of sugar cane production, farmers used to store sugar clocks into molds for export. Its shape resembled the shape of the hill, thus the name.

Inaugurated in 1912, the Pão de Açucar cable car was the first ever built Brasil and the third the world. Ir connected Urca to Pão de Açucar. Since then, over 40 million people have travelled in the cars.

From the top of the two hills, a stunning city landscape is unveiled: the Botafogo bay, Copacabana seaside, and edge of Guanabara Bay. In summer, the amphitheater located at the top of Urca Hill stages concerts and events in the evening, bringing together fun and the sight of the city lights.  

Aquário Marinho do Rio de Janeiro

The biggest attraction of the marine aquarium is Recinto Oceânico, with 3.5 million litters of water and seven meters in depth. Visitors can cross the tank by means of an underwater tunnel, dive with fishes, streak fishes and the dreaded sharks. The so-clled "touch tanks" provide visitors with the opportunity to get even closer to sea life and touch streak fishes and sharks. The other precincts host species such as the surgeonfish, grouper, whiting, cat-shark, lion fish, bamboo shark, moray eels, whitecap reef shark and others.  

Avenida Rodrigues Alves, s/n Praça Muhammad Ali - Saúde 

Museu do amanhã

 World widely renowned institutions, such as MIT, Google and NASA, among others, joined forces to study how individuals can change the future of the Earth. Museu do Amanhã, The Museum of Tomorrow, presents a pioneering proposal: nothing in the entire planet is close to this mix of cultural and research efforts to study our tomorrow. 

Praça Mauá, 1 - Centro 

Rio de Janeiro - RJ 

Cidade das artes

One of the most important and complete space for the arts in the city. Music, theater, film, dance, visual arts, and other artistic expressions form Brazil and elsewhere. With 97 thousand square meters of built infrastructure, the complex houses two concert halls-the Great Hall ande the Chamber Theater-in addition to 21 multipurpose spaces with art gallery, rehearsal rooms, reading room, shops, café and restaurant, integrated gardens, besides parking with capacity for 750 vehicles.

Tijuca Forest

One of the largest urban forests in the world. It was created in 1861 by Emperor Pedro II nan effort to reforest the ares used for sugarcane and coffee plantations. This sector of the Tijuca National Park (Parque Nacional da Tijuca) brings together attractions such as Pico da Tijuca, Pico do Papagaio, the two summits and Cascatina Taunay, a small waterfall. This preserved area of Rain Forest is much sought after by locals and tourists for exercise and walking or jogging. Birds, native plants and fruit trees make up the flora and fauna of Tijuca Forest.

Pico da Tijuca, the highest point of the park, with 1022 meters, is easily accessed bay a track that that begins at estrada da Cascatina, in Alto da Boa Vista. Although it may seem difficult to get to the top the second highest peak in the city, this little steep track makes the course enjoyable even for those beginning adventure sports. 

From the top of Pico da Tijuca, the visitor can admire a panoramic view of the city, appending from the North Zone to the South Zone, including Baixada Fluminense, the West Zone, downtown Rio and the Rio-Niterói bridge.

Another attraction of the forest is the Visitor Center of the Tijuca National Park exhibition called "A Forest in the Metropolis". The exhibition is didactic, interactive and aims to promote the conscious use of the areas and public resources. In addition, it addresses the trajectory of this area, which has come to constitute the Tijuca National Park in three stages: Original Forest, Human Intervention and, finally, a Park.

Estrada da Cascatinha, - Alto da Boa Vista 

Jardim Botânico

Rio's botanical garden is considered as one of the richest and most important ones in the world Founded in 1808 by Dom João VI, Jardim Botânico is an important touristic attraction in the city, highly visited by researches studying the hundreds of species inhabiting there. With a total area of 137 hectares, of which 54 are cultivated, Jardim Botânico houses rare collections of bromeliads and orchids, as well as centuries-old trees and exotic plants. 

The garden also houses works form the early 16th century, retaining a rich historical and cultural heritage. The park is also a great spot for birdwatching, as it houses more than one hundred different species in the crowns and trunks of its trees.

Rua Jardim Botânico, 1008

21 3874-1808 /  21 3874-1214

Teatro Municipal

The imponent centenary construction gets the attention of those passing by Cinelândia. Inaugurated in 1909, the city theater is one of the main cultural halls of Brazil an Latin America. 

 

Praça Floriano, s/n Theatro Municipal - Centro 

Rio de Janeiro - RJ 

21 2332-9191 / 21 2332-9134

Pedra da Gávea

It is the biggest seaside stone v=block in the world. Its 2769 feet in height have awarded it the fame of the most difficult track in the city, requiring a minimum of 3 hours of climbing. The long and harsh journey requires a lot of attention, physical conditioning and, preferably, the support of an experienced guide.  From the summit, there is a panoramic view of the entire border of the South and the West Zone, as well as the mountains that descend from Tijuca Forest. Access is via Estrada do Sorimã.

Museu de Arte Moderna 

The Modern Art Museum construction is a landmark of architecture resulting form Affonso Eduardo Reidy's architectural deign and Roberto Burle Marx's landscape project. With over 15 thousand works, its collection encompasses sculptures and paintings by internationally renowned artists, in addition toa notable group of Latin American ones.

Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, 85 Parque do Flamengo - Glória 

(21) 3883 5600

Igreja Nossa senhora da candelária

The church dedicated to Our Lady of Candelabra welcomes hundreds of tourists daily-not least for being located around many interesting cultural venues in the city.

Praça Pio X, - Centro 

Rio de Janeiro - RJ 

Bonde de Santa Teresa

The cable car ride takes you form the city center to the neighborhood of Santa Teresa, passing by Arcos da Lapa, the famous white arches. Fanta Teresa's cable cars are not a mere means of transportation for locals and tourists alike. They are one of the attractions of the city, part of the local scenery, and have become a must-visit location.

The  line begins on Rua Lélio Gama, next to the Carioca subway station. 

Departures take place every 15 or 20 minutes.

Rua Lélio Gama, 2 - Centro 

Rio de Janeiro - RJ

Feira do Rio Antigo

The old Rio Fair.

Every first Saturday of the month,  Rua do Lavradio hosts the Old Rio Fair. The centennial street, home to historic mansions, bars, antique shops and concert halls, offers a relaxing program for those who want to get to know the history of the city.

Tents offer different products, from furniture to clothes, accessories to decoration artifacts.

Rua do Lavradio

Conheça nossos quartos

Bike Ride

Specializing in local experiences and cultures, Urban Adventures offers exclusive walking, cycling and sightseeing tours im Rio de Janeiro, among other services.

Rua Barão de Lucena, 85A - Botafogo 

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