Some visitors to Rio are not aware that it was once inhabited by native Indians. This museum, housed in an old colonial ... More
Museu do Índio
Some visitors to Rio are not aware that it was once inhabited by native Indians. This museum, housed in an old colonial building, is a good place to learn a little about Rio's original inhabitants. Opened on April 19th, 1953, in honor of the "Day of the Native", the collection contains displays of cooking utensils, tools, musical instruments, costumes and religious artifacts. Photographs and displays of native housing round out this collection. The museum has a store named Artíndia which offers crafts items for sale.
Visible in the distance from the top of the Corcovado and the whole Parque do Flamengo , it was the
longest bridge of its type in the world when it was finished in 1974. If you have a car, ...
Folk art is one of Brazil's strongest traditions, and there is no better place in the city to appreciate it
than this unique museum located in the Catete area. Here you will find art from all over the country: ...
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 ...