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Dona Marta Top View in Tijuca National Park Tour

Mirante Dona Marta is one of the fantastic views of Rio de Janeiro. In the Tijuca Forest Tour with Botanical Garden we also visit the Chinese View and the Tauanay Waterfall.

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Sea, beaches, cold beer, caipirinha, pretty girls, sunset at Arpoador rocks, Sugar Loaf inside the Guanabara Bay, historic churches of the city center, your new best friend in Rio that you just met, feijoada in Santa Teresa, samba in the Pedra do Sal, long days in the summer and the famous Copacabana beachwalk.

Rio de Janeiro also has Ipanema beach, that made a girl becomes famous worldwide, Favela Vidigal with the fantastic view, Prainha Beach, considered one of the most beautiful in Brazil. Northeast Fair Market, in São Cristovão, that offers many delicious gastronomy options and nice places to dance.

Rio de Janeiro is also nightlife. And the night is in Lapa, where is located the famous aqueduct of the old city, Lapa has many crowded bars on the weekends.

Going up the mountains of the state of Rio de Janeiro, we have the city of Petropolis, which made the Emperor D.Peter II fell love with the city.  We also have a beautiful forest that keeps our air clean and pure. And we have a big smile that will make you return to Rio de Janeiro.

 

RIO CULTURAL SECRETS recommends to its travelers to bring during the tours:

Sunscreen
Bottle of Water
Fruits and cereals
Hat
Light clothing
Sunglasses
Camera

Pay attention to the fact that Rio de Janeiro is a tropical city and very wet, reaching a temperature of 40 degrees celsius in the summer, which occurs from December to March.

 

Useful Telephones

Ambulância  – Serviço Público de Remoção de Doentes    192
Corpo de Bombeiros – Fireman   193
Defesa Civil    199
Polícia Civil    197
Polícia Federal    194
Polícia Militar    190
Alô Rio    2542-8080 / 2542-8004
Centro Integrado de Atendimento ao Turista    2541-7522 / 2542-8004 / 2542-8080
Rodoviária Novo Rio    2263-4857 / 3213-1800 R 397
TURISRIO – Companhia de Turismo do Estado do Rio de Janeiro    2333-1037 / 0800 282 2007
Aeroporto Internacional    2432-7070
Aeroporto Santos Dumont    3398-5050

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