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Rio de Janeiro

Embrace the city attractions or stick to the 23 beautiful beaches to soak up the sunshine, the choice is yours.

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Rio de Janeiro in detail

Experience the excitement of Brazil with a trip to the Marvellous City of Rio de Janeiro. From the vibrant carnival scenes to the stunning architecture, exquisite restaurants to the wealth of museums such as the Museu Chácara do Céu, Museu de Arte Moderna and Museu Histórico Nacional - boredom is not an option. Embrace the city attractions or stick to the 23 beautiful beaches to soak up the sunshine, the choice is yours.

The sightseeing opportunities in Rio are fantastic. Start with a visit to the Catedral de São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro which is best appreciated from the inside with its 80m high stained glass windows. Next, head to the Corcovado point on hunchback of Tijuca Forest for the iconic Cristo Redentor statue and breath-taking views across the city; reach the top buy car or cogwheel train.

Delight in all the tastes of Rio which has over 900 restaurants to pick from. Succulent local specials include grilled meats and the national dish of ‘feijoada’, a stew of pork and black beans.

 

  • Time Zone GMT -3
  • Currency Real (R$)
  • Language Portugues
  • Population 6.323 million

Rio de Janeiro Weather

  • Temperature
  • Rainfall

temperature degrees centigrade

Jan
26
Feb
26
Mar
26
Apr
25
May
22
Jun
21
Jul
20.5
Aug
21
Sep
21.5
Oct
23
Nov
23.5
Dec
25

rainfall in mm

Jan
135
Feb
124
Mar
134
Apr
109
May
77
Jun
51
Jul
45
Aug
45
Sep
62
Oct
82
Nov
100
Dec
137