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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Popular Destinations

The South Zone of Rio de Janeiro is where most tourists usually stay. Photo: Adam63, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Zona Central is the historical, administrative, and financial centre of the city of Rio de Janeiro, . Photo: Thiago Souza, CC0.

, is the main airport serving Rio de Janeiro, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0 br.

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. Photo: Mark Hillary, CC BY 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

The Federal Center for Technological Education "Celso Suckow da Fonseca", also known as Federal… Photo: Andrevruas, CC BY 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The is a purpose-built parade area built for the Rio Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, . is situated 3 km southeast of Rio de Janeiro. Photo: Ben Tavener, CC BY 2.0.

The is a zoo located in the district of São Cristóvão, in the municipality of Rio de Janeiro, . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Tourist attraction
The is an old dock located in the of , between the current… is situated 3½ km east of Rio de Janeiro. Photo: Halleypo, CC BY-SA 3.0.


in Rio de Janeiro is the farthest zone from city center and is home to the richest and poorest neighborhoods in Rio. Photo: Filipe Fortes, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is a neighborhood and also a favela with more than 60,300 residents living in an area of 40 ha. is situated 4 km west of Rio de Janeiro. Photo: Junius, Public domain.

is a region in Rio de Janeiro, , but not officially recognized as a neighborhood, and officially forming part of the Centro neighborhood. is situated 5 km east of Rio de Janeiro.

is a middle-class and lower-middle-class neighborhood of the North Zone of Rio de Janeiro, . is situated 6 km west of Rio de Janeiro.

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