Every day, even before the first rays of sun, it welcomes its first guests: rowers, cyclists, joggers. Little by little, others join in: babies, mothers, nannies, sailors, lovers. All of them a dedicated supporting cast to a daily spectacle starred by waters which sparkle 24 hours a day.
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Cultural program to please all. Cinema, theater, library, lectures, recitals—all in a lavish historical building, with a central atrium topped by a magnificent skylight cupola bathing the interior of the building in natural light. In here, Art never rests!
Rua 1º de Março, 66
tel:3808-2020 | WEBSITE – Centro
The waterfront building is already a piece of art on its own that any Rio De Janeiro Travel group should visit, but there is more! Art exhibits, large and lofty halls, gourmet restaurant, movie theater, design objects store… Well worth the visit, no matter what is in exhibition.
Av. Infante Dom Henrique 85
tel:2240-4944 | WEBSITE – Flamengo
So sumptuous that, by entering it, you undergo a transformation. You feel like nobility and act like it too. Concerts, ballet, recitals, opera. Pick your favorite and let yourself go.
Praca Marechal Floriano
tel:2262-3501 | WEBSITE – Centro
Dripping with charm, yet so ancient they
seem about to fall apart. Do ride on one. It is quite amusing to watch snippets of daily life unfold, such as the conductor stopping, going out to buy smokes, climbing back up aboard and riding on nonchalantly.
Av. Pasteur, 520 2546-8400 | WEBSITE – Santa Teresa
Among the Seven Modern Wonders of the World, it is the closest to God one can get in Rio. The best way to go see the Statue of the Christ is to take the Corcovado train. During high season, get there early, or buy the ticket early and come back by 4:30PM to be up there by sunset. Rua Cosme Velho, 513 tel: 2558-1329 | WEBSITE – Cosme Velho
The largest temple in Brazil, where every Wednesday and Sunday 120 thousand people congregate to do some serious praying, devoutly intense, making all sorts of promises to the saints. Want to go, but are scared? Go with a group, with the hook-up: van, tickets, security chaperones etc.