Straight from fantasyland is this late 19th-century green neo-gothic palace sticking right out of Guanabara Bay. Designed by ... More
Straight from fantasyland is this late 19th-century green neo-gothic palace sticking right out of Guanabara Bay. Designed by Adolfo del Vecchio and completed in 1889, it was used to keep an eye on naval operations, and now belongs to the Brazilian Navy. It was also the site of the last Imperial Ball. Worth a visit if you have extra time.
The Rio Yacht Club is a highly exclusive, members only, coconut tree filled paradise. There is a first class restaurant,
a beautiful swimming pool and a very elegant bar. The focus here is water sports, with fishing, diving and ...
One of the few surviving landmarks from the colonial era, this aqueduct was finished in 1750. At one time it
carried water down from the Rio Carioca, it now serves as a viaduct to the wonderful Bondinho de Santa ...
Pao de Acucar or Sugar Loaf Mountain is one of Rio's most famous landmarks. It is the best place to
gain a dramatic perspective on how mountains and sea confront each other to create the natural beauty of the ...