About Rio de Janeiro

Along the gorgeous coast of Brazil rests the spicy and sunny capital city of Rio de Janeiro, birthplace of Samba and home of the alluring Carnival.

Attractions around Rio de Janeiro

Christ the Redeemer

This magnificent Art Deco statue overlooks the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro situated on top of 2,300-foot Corcovado Mountain. The Christ the Redeemer Statue is 98 feet tall atop a 26-foot tall pedestal. It was built between 1922-31 and represents the strong Christian faith of Brazilians. The statue was designed by engineer Heitor da Silva Costa and sculpted by artist Paul Landowski. It was named on of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007.

  • Christ the Redeemer
  • Copacabana
  • Candelaria Church
  • Teatro Municipal
  • National Library of Brazil
  • Ipanema
  • Museum of Fine Arts Rio
  • Maracana Stadium
  • Cinelandia
  • Sao Bento Monastery

Best Tours & Things to Do in Rio de Janeiro

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