Things to do in Rio de Janeiro City, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro is the second biggest city in Brazil and is the most happening place in the country. The marvelous partying, vibrant culture, awe inspiring natural aesthetics and the mouth watering fresh foods make this place a great tourists spot. Every year, millions of tourists are attracted by the city’s offerings, especially the world famous Carnival.

The city is also known as “A Cidade Maravilhosa” or “The Marvelous City”. If you are visiting the city for the first time, you should note down some activities that are famous in Rio de Janeiro and make arrangements accordingly. On the event that you are visiting this place for a second or third time, there are activities that will amaze you all over again. Let’s take a look of things to do in this amazing city of Brazil in 2015.


This place is situated on an offbeat location and so many cab drivers may not be aware of the route. However, carrying a map with you shall ease the pain. The trail to this place is leaded by a windy road high up in Santa Teresa. Aprazivel is known for its awe inspiring views and lush green garden settings. Foods like Grilled Fish and Roasted dishes exhibits the true culinary highlights of the city.

Escadaria Selaron

The Escadaria Seleron is one of the most awesome places in this city. If you are visiting this city of Brazil for the first time, visiting this place is a must. The 215 steps of this place are covered with colorful mosaics. The colors are vivid and shimmer both in daylight and at night. Originally decorated by artist Jorge Selaron, this place showcases the lively attitude of the Brazilians and there ways to praise beauty.

Ipanema Beach

This long stretch of sand covered area is one of the most happening places in the city. Hundreds of tourists and locals gather here each day to enjoy the splendid sun, soothing breeze, blue oceans and the hearty foods fresh from the ocean. It is also the most popular surfing spot. The beach also serves as a great spot for various sports like volleyball and soccer. Local and foreign artists are often found performing their talents here.


Excursions in Rio de Janeiro are the most effective way to learn more about the place and get the best views the a city. You can register for full day excursions and enjoy a cable car ride in the morning for the best panoramic view of the city. Traveling through the rainforests all the way to the Christ the Redeemer on Corcovado Mountain Top provides you the finest opportunity to enjoy the best of this happening place in one day.

Carnival and Shows

Plan you trip to Rio de Janeiro in such a way that you don’t miss the world famous Carnival. The carnival generally schedules in February and lasts for a week or so. If you have already missed it, don’t worry as there are more acts that you can plan for. One of the most awaited shows this year is the Rihanna Concert that commences on 26th September, 2015 from 14:00 hours on Saturday. Rihanna tickets for this concert will hopefully be out for sale in some time now. If you are a huge fan of this world famous pop singer, you got to be in the city in September.

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