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Top 5 things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Rio Star
#1
Rio Star
The best vantage point to look down over Rio de Janeiro is clearly the messiah's-eye view from the city's iconic Christ the Redeemer statue, but Latin America's tallest Ferris wheel comes close! The Rio Star is an enormous observation wheel that opened in 2019 in the Porto Maravilha neighborhood of Rio, and it offers a breathtaking panorama of the Cidade do Samba and its famous hilltop statue.
Christ the Redeemer
#2
Christ the Redeemer
Undoubtedly Rio's most iconic landmark, Christ the Redeemer is a 30-meter-tall statue of Jesus Christ standing at the peak of the Corcovado Mountain in the Tijuca Forest National Park. The statue is a major cultural attraction emblematic of Rio and has been named one of the New7Wonders of the World.
Sugarloaf Mountain
#3
Sugarloaf Mountain
Sugarloaf Mountain is a peak that rises 396 meters above the harbor, offering incredible views over the city of Rio de Janeiro and its surrounding beaches, bays, and islands. It is located at the mouth of Guanabara Bay on a peninsula that juts out into the Atlantic Ocean.
Corcovado Train
#4
Corcovado Train
The Corcovado Train is a funicular train which transports people up Rio de Janeiro's Corcovado Mountain. Hop on, and in 20 minutes you're at the base of the Christ the Redeemer statue.
The Flamengo Museum
#5
The Flamengo Museum
The Flamengo Museum – inside Gávea Stadium, the historic home of Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro's most popular football club – is where you need to be to enjoy the Flamengo Football Experience. Supporters and avid football fans have the opportunity to delve into the history of Mengão and go behind the scenes at its training complex, where legends like Ronaldinho and Adriano have prepared for the team's home games at the iconic Maracanã. Gávea Stadium also serves as the club's headquarters and training base for the men's first team, ladies' team, and youth squads.

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