Rio de Janeiro is the capital city of the state of Rio de Janeiro, which encompasses most of Brazil's major tourist attractions. The exuberant cultural capital of Brazil is tucked between the mountains and the sea and is endowed with a natural beauty that ranges from the beaches to the mountain peaks. It also contains the biggest urban forest in the world.
Rio de Janeiro-Antonio Carlos Jobim International
25 - 45 minutes
Standard Time GMT -3; NO Daylight Saving Time
Rio de Janeiro is warm all year round. Summers are very hot and humid while winters are cool and dry but never cold.
Sugar Loaf Mountain (Pao de Acucar), Cristo Redentor, Corcovado, Ilha Grande, Lapa Arches, Santa Teresa, Copabana Beach, Ipanema Beach, Estadio Mario Filho, Tijuca National Park, Catedral de Sao Sebastiao do Rio de Janeiro