This neighborhood was named after the famed dentist and leader of the Inconfidência Mineira, the emancipation movement ... More
This neighborhood was named after the famed dentist and leader of the Inconfidência Mineira, the emancipation movement that eventually led to Brazil's independence from Portugal. Located right downtown off Rua da Carioca, the neighborhood surrounding this plaza was the center of artistic life in the late 19th century, with several theatres and cafes. A must for ballroom dancers, with a few pictoresque and interesting venues.
The Monument to the Dead of WWII (Monumento aos Mortos na Segunda Guerra Mundial), locally known in Rio de Janeiro
as Monumento aos Pracinhas, is a place that contains a memorial to the Brazilian participation in WWII, as well ...
This cultural centre, Brazil's first neo classical building, was built in 1820. Designed by French architect Grandjean de Montigny, it
started as an indoor market. Today, it is home to different exhibitions reflecting the cultural relationship between France and ...
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 ...