Rio de Janeiro is a vibrant and colorful culturally diverse South American city attracting tourists from every corner of the world.
In addition to being the home of samba, favelas and world-famous Carnival parades, Brazil’s second-largest city is known for its many photo-worthy icons.
These are seven of the most Instagrammable spots in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The brightly colored Selaron Steps are one of Rio‘s most recognizable landmarks. The 125-meter tiled mosaic staircase features over 2,000 pieces of mirror, tile, and ceramics.
This Botanical Garden is home to many exotic plant native to the region, as well as those from all over the world. Visitors can rent an electric car to browse the expansive grounds.
One of the most popular beaches in the world, the crescent-shaped Copacabana Beach is three miles of white sand running along the densely populated neighborhood of the same name.
Christ the Redeemer
No trip to Rio is complete without a visit to the iconic Christ the Redeemer. The 98-foot tall statue is one of the New 7 Wonders of the World.
Next to Copacabana Beach, you’ll find Sugarloaf Mountain, a 396-meter tall mountain providing breathtaking 360-degree views of Rio de Janeiro.
Considered one of the most unique stays in Rio de Janiero, The Maze is a mosaic-covered guesthouse, jazz bar, art gallery, and restaurant all in one.
If you’re visiting Rio, you need this shot. Friends will say you’re crazy for such a stunt but what looks like a towering mountain cliff is actually no more than a meter from the ground
Need more convincing?
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