Rio De Janeiro VacationsBrazil
Affectionately known as the "Marvelous city" among locals, Rio de Janeiro is indeed a spectacular site to behold. Founded in 1565, Rio has grown to become one of the most famous cities in Brazil, and was in fact the capital of this far reaching country up until 1960. There are …

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Reviews of Rio De Janeiro

Caroline Carlos
Caroline CarlosSan Jose, California, USA
19/12/2016

Rio, you photogenic city, you. It's really no surprise songs have been written about this city (yes, you'll probably hear "Girl from Ipanema" frequently). People will tell you to be careful in Rio, but it often makes you feel so relaxed (depending on the neighborhood) that you sometimes forget the warnings. This is how much people like Rio: I met a wedding party from Germany here, and although this was the wedding destination, neither the bride nor groom...nor anybody else from the party was from Brazil.

John Abdou
John AbdouTustin, California, USA
05/09/2016

Rio is an amazing city. One with an eclectic variety of activities to engage in as well as some of the greatest outdoor views you'll ever see. The main reason I don't give it five stars is the large divide between the rich and the poor. Hard to enjoy Ipanema Beach while you sit in the shadows of the favelas. I hope the city and country find a way to get it together.

viajeglobal
viajeglobalFlorianópolis, Brasil
01/10/2011

In my opinion this is the most beautiful metropole in the world, home of rich Brazilian traditions. If you have never been in Rio make sure you visit this unique spot. It will change the way you see life.

Peter Koghee
Peter KogheeAmsterdam
15/03/2016

RIO DE JANEIRO Rio de Janeiro Rio is a beautiful very large city of millions. Located on the longest, whitest and widest beaches you can think of. I think you know the names of all the songs about these beaches, such as: Ipanema & Copacabana. Visiting the huge image of Jesus that overlooks the town, with a park full of beautiful big huge butterflies is what I recommend, it’s if you’re in the Jungle. But Rio also has a dark side just think of the many favela’s. So there is a lot of poverty and you should as a tourist look well on your stuff and watch your wallet. In the evening you are best going out with a group led by a guide. A visit to one of the Samba schools, the Plataforma show is a must.

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