Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city in , on the South Atlantic coast. Rio is famous for its breathtaking landscape, its laid-back beach culture and its annual carnival.

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The South Zone of Rio de Janeiro is where most tourists usually stay.

Rio's is a district in the city of .

The North Zone of Rio has fewer tourist attractions than other parts of town, but it's worth at least one trip to Maracanã Stadium.

in is the farthest zone from city center and is home to the richest and poorest neighborhoods in Rio.


, is the main airport serving , .

Landmarks in the Area

The Federal Center for Technological Education "Celso Suckow da Fonseca", also known as Federal…

The Sambadrome Marquês de Sapucaí is a purpose-built parade area built for the Rio Carnival in , .

The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian better known as the Metropolitan Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro or as the Cathedral of St.

The Valongo Wharf is an old dock located in the of Rio de Janeiro, between the current…

The Carioca Aqueduct is an aqueduct in the city of , .

Localities in the Area

Santa Teresa is the name of a neighborhood in the city of , .

São Cristóvão is a traditional neighborhood in north of , .

Centro is a neighborhood in Zona Central of , .

Gamboa is a neighborhood in , .

Catumbi is a neighborhood in , and includes the Morro da Mineira favela.

Rio de Janeiro

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