Visit to the Christ the Redeemer Statue by train - initially planned to celebrate the centennial of the independence of Brazil in 1922, the statue of Christ the Redeemer, work of the Brazilian Heitor da Silva Costa and of the Frenchman Paul Landowski was finally inaugurated in 1931 after five years of construction. At an altitude of seven hundred and ten meters on the top of Corcovado Hill, inside the largest urban Forest in the world the statue is visible from everywhere, day and night, with its open arms, both protecting the city and welcoming the tourists.
A drive through the main beaches in the South Zone of Rio (São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana). Visit Sugar Loaf Mountain by cable car from where amazing views of Guanabara Bay can be appreciated. Following, a visit to the historical downtown area. Visit to the São Bento Monastery and Candelária church. Drive through the old streets and see the Fine Arts Museum, Municipal Theatre and the National Library. Visit the Metropolitan Cathedral, Sambodromo (Carnival stadium) and Maracanã (soccer stadium).
Tour guide assistance in a deluxe car. Available also for bigger groups (under request).
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Despite never having lived abroad, I have learned the various languages that I speak in the Swiss school in Rio de Janeiro. I also have had the opportunity to travel extensively and have known many countries where I could learn a lot about their cultures and habits. Through this knowledge I have the ability to fully...
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