Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, offers many fun tourist attractions. Rio de Janeiro is a exotic and amazing city. Rio also known as Cidade Maravilhosa (or extraordinary city). Surrounded by beautiful mountains and direct access to the white sandy beaches, Rio is the most visited city in the world. You definitely will not get bored with the festive atmosphere and entertaining, with a samba rhythm as background music and a variety of beach parties, bars, and cafes.
Rio de Janeiro is a city that makes you fascinated when the first visit. Picture of a beautiful city, friendly face of cariocas (Rio’s locals), green mountains that surround the entire city, a statue of Jesus that embraces the city from the top of the mountain, a variety of sandy beaches to the amazing amazon forest.
Here are top tourist attractions in Rio de Janeiro:
1. Christ the Redeemer
Charm of Rio de Janeiro is also sculpted the statue of Christ the Redeemer, which became one of the Seven Wonders of the World on July 7, 2007. Statue symbol of Christians is as high as 39.6 meters stands majestically on top of Mount Corcovado, in the Tijuca Forest National Park Corcovado. The park is about 15 minutes from Copacabana Beach.
This beautiful and captivating Art Deco statue is considered as the largest statue of Jesus in the world and is definitely a sight that you should visit. Actually, it is almost impossible to miss the awesome vistas of the statue, because it overlooks a huge area of southern Rio. Moreover, you can climb atop the peak, from where you can really feel like God. It is normal to lose any orientation about directions or dimensions, while the panoramic view of the landscapes is unique and breathtaking, especially at sunrise or sunset.