Aside from the upcoming annual Carnival and Summer Olympics in 2016, there are heaps of interesting reasons to visit Rio de Janeiro, and this includes exploring its UNESCO World Heritage towns, intimate beaches, admiring its panoramic views, and being in awe of the imposing majesty of the Cristo Redentor that has a marvelous view of the entire city. Listed in this Rio travel guide are the numerous attractions and key reasons to visit the second biggest city in Brazil.
1. Sugar Loaf Mountain (Pao de Acucar)
One of the interesting things to do in Rio de Janeiro is to climb the top of the Pao de Acucar during sunset. You can get a unique view of the city with very beautiful scenery. The mountain is accessible by public transport but there is also an option to take a shuttle service that drops you at the exact entrance to Sugar Loaf. The best part, you can hire a helicopter ride right to the top.
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