10 Tourist Attractions in Rio de Janeiro

Rio's ceramics atop its port and its long crescent-shaped beach are its major tourist attractions. Discover the best the city has to offer with our list of the top attractions in Rio de Janeiro.

The colossal statue of Christ overlooking the city from the 709-metre spire is almost as widely recognized as the symbol of Rio with the distinctive shape of the Sugarloaf.

Cristo Redentor

Rio de Janeiro's best-known landmark is the rock peak of Sugarloaf, towering 394 meters above the harbor.

Sugarloaf

Copacabana

Ipanema

Carnaval (Carnival)

Tijuca National Park

Jardim Botânico (Botanical Garden)

Prainha Beach (Little Beach)

Maracanã

Santa Tereza and Escadaria Selarón

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