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Rio de Janeiro Vacations
A little planning and research can mean the difference between a good vacation and a sensational one! Wander wisely in Rio de Janeiro by knowing the essentials about it before you set off.
To help get you oriented, Rio de Janeiro is located 170 miles (274 kilometers) to the east of the notable city of Sao Jose dos Campos.
There are around 6,000,000 locals that call this part of Rio de Janeiro home.
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Places to visit in Rio de Janeiro
People flock to see iconic sights in rain or sunshine. So, no matter what the forecast is while you're in Rio de Janeiro, there's no reason for you to miss out on Sugar Loaf Mountain and the Christ the Redeemer.
Avid sightseers ought to check out the Museum of Modern Art and the Niterói Contemporary Art Museum. Need more things to do in this bustling city? Catedral de Sao Sebastiao do Rio de Janeiro and Parque Henrique Lage should keep you busy.
Whether they're engineered from stone, concrete or wood, bridges are some of the world's most iconic architectural wonders. Admire the design of Arcos da Lapa and learn some more about its rich and interesting history. Want some more ideas? Rainy afternoons are the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in a good book and enjoy a little downtime. If it looks like it's going to pelt down, why not hurry over to National Library and check out the latest fiction? And that's not all. Theater can challenge our assumptions and asks us to aspire to more. Catch a performance at Municipal Theater and open your mind to another way of thinking.
Where do you fly into for Rio de Janeiro?
Touching down at Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG)? After you've hopped off the plane and collected your bags, the center of Rio de Janeiro will be just 8 miles (13 kilometers) to the southeast away.
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