Category Archives: Sightseeing

Sightseeing in Rio de Janeiro. Discover insider tips for Rio de Janeiro. Hidden places in the middle of the city such as the mini favela open air museum “Projeto Morrinho” in Laranjeiras or in the outskirts such as Sitio Burle Marx, the former residence of this landscape architect who designed the famous pavement pattern at Copacabana Beach. Each article gives you all the information you need to organize your visit.

Christ the Redeemer

Christ the Redeemer

If you come to Rio de Janeiro, you have to visit the Christ Statue  known as Christ the Redeemer. It’s probably the most photographed sight the city has to offer. Each year, more than 2 million visitors pay their respect to the monument. If you, too, want to enjoy the panoramic view from the top of Corcovado hill, there are several ways to do so. Just remember that it’s no longer possible to simply take a cab. The official ways are: Continue reading