Discovering Rio De Janeiro in 4 Days

Discovering Rio De Janeiro in 4 Days, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (B)

Host to the Summer Olympic Games in 2016, Rio de Janeiro has become one of the top international destinations. With endless sandy beaches, a rich colonial history and a privileged location between the sea and the tropical rainforest, Rio is a dream holiday destination. Here is the 4 day itinerary that I followed during my last visit. 

I wanted to start my trip in Rio with what is the landmark not only of the city, but almost the whole of Brazil: the statue of Christ the Redeemer on Corcovado Mountain. It was also recently elected as one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. I took the public bus from my accommodation in Ipanema Beach, and after a tense drive in the crazy Brazilian traffic, it left me just at the foot of the mountain.

I reserved my tickets online in advance and it was a smart decision. The queue to buy the tickets on the spot was considerably long, while tickets bought online have a specific entry time and give you direct access. This saved me at least one hour wait. Even though you still need to exchange your online voucher for the actual tickets, this shouldn't take you more than a few minutes. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Discovering Rio De Janeiro in 4 Days
Guide Location: Brazil » Rio de Janeiro
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Alberto C.
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • statue of Christ the Redeemer
  • Ipanema
  • Leblon Beach
  • Farme de Amoedo
  • Arcos da Lapa
  • Catedral Metropolitana
  • Escadaria Selarón
  • Theatro Municipal
  • Ponte Rio-Niterói
  • Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Copacabana Beach
  • Copacabana Palace
  • statue of Carlos Drummond de Andrade
  • Pedra do Arpoador

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