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Rio de Janeiro is a gorgeous city in Brazil which boasts charming neighbourhoods, colonial buildings, impressive museums, modern shopping complexes and vibrant night spots. This Latin American city has boundless natural beauty, from awe-inspiring coastlines lined with picturesque beaches to stunning mountainous landscapes, lush rainforests, meadows, waterfalls and caves - it’s a nature lover’s haven! Rio de Janeiro is also home to plenty of wildlife attractions; the most notable among them is the Tijuca National Park which protects various animal species including monkeys and iguanas, and the Itatiaia National Park, one of Brazil’s oldest national parks where you could discover over 300 bird species. Get in touch with Brightsun Travel about exclusive holiday packages to Rio de Janeiro from India.
Rio de Janeiro has an array of captivating sightseeing attractions. No trip to this city is complete without visiting the iconic 38m high Christ the Redeemer statue, one of the world’s largest statues which is set on the Corcovado Mountain. Another must-visit attraction here is the Sao Bento Monastery, which features baroque architecture and intricate wood carvings. Then there’s the Rio de Janeiro Cathedral aka the Cathedral Metropolitana, a pyramid-shaped building with incredible stained-glass windows and Maya style architecture. You could also visit the Museum of Modern Art, which displays thousands of paintings and sculptures created by renowned local and international artists. Other significant attractions of Rio de Janeiro include the Burle Marx House Museum, Candelaria Church and the Theatro Municipal.
Rio de Janeiro is one of the country’s leading outdoor activity hubs offering amazing adventures, including tandem paragliding, scuba diving, bungee jumping and zip lining. There is so much to discover here; highlights include rock climbing at Morro da Urca, surfing at Prainha Beach and hang gliding at Pedra Bonita. You could also experience the Dois Irmaos trail to explore lush forests and hike the Sugar Loaf Mountain to enjoy spectacular 360-degree views of the city. Finally, why not take a day trip to Arraial do Cabo? This significant snorkelling spot is home to some captivating ship wrecks and marine life. Book luxury holidays to Rio de Janeiro through Brightsun Travel and look forward to lots of fun adventures in this charming city.