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Rio de Janeiro

South America
25+

Rank in Brazil

1

Rank in South America

160+

World Rank

Currency
Brazilian Real(BRL)
Weather
Clear 22.8℃
Time
23:39 PM (GMT -03:00)
Electric Socket
Type C ( 220 V 50 Hz)... Read more


About Rio de Janeiro

he bustling city of Rio de Janeiro has been one of Brazil’s most popular and frequented tourist destinations for decades. Its vibrant city center is bursting with culture and pulsating with a deep sense of history and heritage. Rio, as it is commonly known, is the second largest city in Brazil and the third largest metropolis in the whole of South America. It is the most visited city in the Southern Hemisphere, which is no mean feat. This makes for an impressive, memorable attraction for visitors from all over the world. Rio de Janeiro is hot for most of the year, and rain is frequent during the period between December and March. The coastal areas are cooler than those situated inland due to the cool breeze blowing off the blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean. The average annual temperature is between 21 and 27 degrees Celsius. The landscape and vegetation in and around this metropolis are magnificent, providing a visual feast that has inspired authors and screenwriters the world over. Because of its many cultural and historical attractions, Rio has implemented a fabulous infrastructure to cater to the needs of its visitors. This includes world-class accommodation and plenty of tours. Rio de Janeiro was one of the Host Cities™ for the 2014 FIFA World Cup™, welcoming millions of people as they make their way to this international sporting event. In addition, it did host the 2016 Summer Olympics™, inviting sportsmen and –women, as well as their millions of fans, to focus their attention on this bustling destination. Major efforts have been made to minimize social inequality and modernize the economy of Rio de Janeiro to further improve its global standing. 

 

Continent Country
South America Brazil
Airport Name / IATA Code
RIOGALEAO - TOM JOBIM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT GIG
Alternate Airport Name / IATA Code
RIO DE JANEIRO AIRPORT RJ SANTOS DUMONT SDU


Rio de Janeiro
  • Time To Visit

Best time to visit
The best time to visit Rio De Janeiro is the months between October and January when the weather is warm and sunny which is perfect to hit the beaches.
Moderate time to visit
Moderate months are between June to September which is mainly the dry seasons of the year and you can even experience rainfall and the best time for adventure
Worst time to visit
Worst months can be from February to May which are the hottest months of the year and also the Carnival Festival months but tourist attractions will be much more crowded and hotels will charge at least twice their usual rates with just four days of a stay.
Weather
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Population
13.5 (Millions)
Official Language
Although Portuguese ... Read more
Spoken Language
Other Language
Spanish
Police
190
Ambulance
192
Taxi
Start Tariff: BRL 5.... Read more

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Yes

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Public Transport
Basic Items And Cost
Name Price
Water Bottle USD 0.00
Cup of Coffee USD 0.00
Milk Carton Pack USD 0.00
Rice/Kg USD 0.00
White Bread USD 0.00
Eggs (12) USD 0.00
Combo Meal USD 0.00
Fine Dining USD 0.00
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi USD 0.00
Domestic Beer USD 0.00
Imported Beer USD 0.00
Bottle of Wine USD 0.00
Cigarettes (20 Pack) USD 0.00
Taxi ( 1 km ) USD 0.00
Ticket in local transport (Single way). USD 0.00
Rent ( One Bed Room) USD 0.00
Do's And Don'ts
Night Life
Must See
Experiences

Foodie tour of Rio De Janeiro is an interesting activity to do when you are at this place. it provides you Tasty food and drinks from across Brazil, you can also Explore the backstreets and locals' secret spots and See the Selarón Steps and the Lapa Arches and also you can Visit a bustling street market and can even taste Brazilian beers and cocktails.
Easy rainforest hike in Rio's Tijuca National Park provides you with the Park’s highest waterfall: the Taunay Waterfall and can admire the impressive views over Rio from the Chinese View monument. you can hike through the lush tropical rainforest to the Cascatinha Summit and Enjoy a refreshing post-hike swim in the river.
Go for a Rio's one day tour where you can Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf, Explore the Selaron Stairs, Visit the Fantastic Sao Benedict Monastery, Discover the main attractions of Tijuca Forest, have lunch in Santa Teresa, Walking Tour around Rio City Center

Shopping
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Taxi
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Souvenir Suggestions
  • Hammocks which is a legacy piece from Brazilian's colonial past.
  • Dry cured cigars
  • Gemstone crafts
  • Brazilian ceramics
  • Guarana products
  • Brazilian coffee
  • Straw Baskets
  • Musical instruments
  • Gilson martyn's bag
  • Cantao dresses

Tourist attractions in Rio de Janeiro

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