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If you appreciate the finer things in life, reserve a room at the Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro or the Belmond Copacabana Palace. On the other hand, the Copa Hostel or the Rio Forest Hostel will provide you with sensible comfort at an economical price.
This area of Rio de Janeiro is home to around 6,000,000 local inhabitants.
Vacationers will find the capital city of Brasilia 580 miles (933 kilometers) to the northwest, and the city of Surui is 17 miles (27 kilometers) north.
People come here from all around the world to soak up its renowned attractions, such as Sugar Loaf Mountain and the Christ the Redeemer. Don't pass up the opportunity to experience them for yourself!
Along with all the prominent destinations in this area, you can find a couple of places where the entire family can have a great day on the town. Don't forget to take a camera to capture all the fun at Sitio Jonosake, Rio Water Planet and the Corcovado Train.
Make sure you look out for the various aquatic exhibits presented at AquaRio. The whole gang will adore some time filled with exploration and discovery.
Vacationers of all ages enjoy walking through some of the various exhibits at the zoos in this region. Show your group some of the planet's most fascinating species with a trip to the RioZoo and the Jardim Zoológico RIOZOO.
Look at a variety of plant species while you walk around the Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden.
Visit a couple of the local urban parks and you should be quite impressed. Get some exercise and enjoy being outdoors at Parque Henrique Lage or Parque da Cidade. If they don't catch your eye, perhaps the Sitio Roberto Burle Marx or Passeio Publico would be more to your liking.
On your visit to Cachoeira do Espraiado, keep in mind that the walk can be just as exciting as the destination.
How often do you and your family have the opportunity to spend a morning getting back to nature? Now you do! Simply make your way to one of the area's soothing natural lakes. The whole family will appreciate a tasty picnic at Padre Lagoon or Jacone Lagoon.
If you love visiting beaches, you will be faced with quite a number of choices around this region. Leblon Beach and Icarai Beach are a few well-known options. Have a wander or just find a nice spot to watch the time go by at one or both of these terrific public shorelines. If you really can't wait to continue exploring this area, visit Prainha or Abrico Beach.
Sightseers from around the world are drawn to the scenic natural locations in this area. Take all the time you need to truly appreciate the characteristics and features of Pedra da Gavea and Ilha Fiscal. Looking for even more inspiration? Venture to Pedra Bonita as well as Restinga da Marambaia.
You can explore many informative attractions where you can spend a few hours. The Museum of Image and Sound and the Museu do Acude are a couple of worthwhile possibilities. Two more locations that you shouldn't rule out are the H. Stern Museum and the Light Cultural Center.
There are a couple of maritime museums that detail this area's profound relationship with seafaring technology. We like to recommend that you first go to the Museu Naval or the Naval and Oceanographic Museum, two spots where visitors can see displays of old boat parts and paraphernalia.
The Rio de Janeiro area boasts a great range of science museums. See many interesting displays at Planetário and the Museu da Geodiversidade, the region's renowned options. The Astronomia e Ciencias Afins Museum and the Museum of Tomorrow are also worth stopping at.
With a variety of eye-opening exhibitions and diagrams, the natural history museums are most certainly worth a visit. Have a fantastic day at the Indian Museum or the Samba Museum. Don't rule out the Museu do Índio or the Museu de Ciências da Terra.
This destination has a lot of gallery spaces where you're able to take in the local art scene. The Museum of Modern Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art are a couple of options in the city. The Casa do Pontal Museum and the Museu da Chacara do Ceu are additional candidates if you would like to see more.
Rio de Janeiro travelers can discover a variety of historical exhibitions and enlightening showcases at its museums. Two fantastic options for an interesting day out are the National History Museum or the Chácara do Céu Museum. You may also like the Museu Histórico da Cidade or the Museu Histórico Nacional.
You can find a number of historic locations worth visiting here. Snap some photos of Roberto Burle Marx Estate and the Selaron Steps. You may also want to spend some time at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro or the Dorival Caymmi Statue.
Learn something new about the engaging history of Rio de Janeiro by calling on Arcos da Lapa, a historic structure in the area.
There are lots of fortified buildings and battlegrounds in Rio de Janeiro. Pause and try and get a feeling for being part of the shield wall at Santa Cruz Forta or Pico Fort. Copacabana Fort and Rio Branco Fort are another two excellent choices.
Admire the charming scenery and architecture of Paco Imperial and Palacio do Catete.
Here, you'll find plenty of religious sites to enjoy. Join some of the locals on a visit to Catedral de Sao Sebastiao do Rio de Janeiro or Sao Bento Monastery. Church of Our Lady of the Glory of the Outeiro and Candelaria Church are also great options.
Most people often stay with the popular attractions and landmarks, while a few other inquisitive wanderers head in the direction of some lesser-known gems. The LOB Tennis Academy and the Escadaria Selarón are two ways you can make your time here even more unforgettable. The Real Gabinete Português de Leitura and the Centro de Arte Hélio Oiticica are equally interesting choices to visit.
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ibis Copacabana Posto 5$36
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ibis budget RJ Praia de Botafogo$29
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