Golden beaches and lush mountains, colonial neighborhoods and modernist style, samba-fueled nightlife and spectacular football matches: welcome to Rio de Janeiro, where life is anything but subdued.
- Inspirational images, city walks and recommendations from our expert authors
- Planning features and top itineraries to help you plan the perfect trip
- Local secrets and hidden travel gems that will make your trip unique
- PLUS Carnaval planner, the architecture of Rio, where and how to samba, and football essentials
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