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Selaron Stairs (Escadaria Selarón)

Escadaria Selarón is Portuguese for “Selaron Stairs“, also known as the Steps of Santa Teresa. The Selaron Stairs are named after the Chilean artist Jorge Selarón, who started Continue reading

Projeto Morrinho

Projeto Morrinho – Mini Favela Tour

Favela tours in Rio de Janeiro are becoming more and more popular among tourists but nothing can beat this Mini Favela Tour at Projeto Morrinho. Yes, that’s right, a tour to a favela that is only 450m2 small and built out of bricks with lots of love for detail. Projeto Morrinho portrays the everyday life in a favela, that’s why this mini favela is more than Continue reading

Pão de Açúcar

Pão de Açucar (Sugarloaf)

The Sugarloaf, or Pão de Açucar in Portuguese, is one of the world’s most famous attractions and a real highlight when doing sightseeing in Rio de Janeiro. Thousands of people take the cable car each day to visit this peak which is 396 meters above sea level. No wonder, as the view is dazzling and the ride in the cable car is quite an experience, too. Continue reading