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State of Rio de Janeiro

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Beaches · Monuments · Landmarks
Many visitors only take a trip to State of Rio de Janeiro to attend or participate in the annual Carnaval, but they stay for the region's beaches, islands, mountains, dense forests, and busy urban centers, which are known for their vibrant culture and colorful way of life. Beyond Rio, one of the world's biggest cities, this small but densely populated state boasts a string of other towns ideal for leisurely cultural sightseeing or traditional beach activities. Popular things to do in State of Rio de Janeiro include mountain climbing, bird-watching, cycling, dancing, shopping, swimming, sailing, surfing, and hunting for that plate of local cuisine that's shaped by European, American, Asian, and African influences. Customize your holiday with our Brazil day trip planning app to create an adventure that suits you.
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Places to visit in State of Rio de Janeiro

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Popular things to do in State of Rio de Janeiro

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Beach
Copacabana Beach Rio de Janeiro
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
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Neighborhood
Centro Historico Paraty
4.6
Duration: 30 minutes
Beach
Praia de Ipanema Rio de Janeiro
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Monument
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer Rio de Janeiro
4.7
Duration: 2 hours

Beaches in State of Rio de Janeiro

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Beach
Aracatibinha Beach Ilha Grande
4.6
Duration: 4 hours
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Beach
Lagoa Azul Ilha Grande
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
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Beach
Meros Beach Ilha Grande
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Beach
Dois Rios Beach Ilha Grande
4.7
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in State of Rio de Janeiro

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Speed Boats Tour
Speed Boats Tours Paraty
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
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Beach
Abraaozinho Beach Ilha Grande
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Beach
Saco do Mamangua Beach Paraty
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
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Beach
Aventureiro Ilha Grande
4.8
Duration: 2 hours

Nature in State of Rio de Janeiro

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Water Body
Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande Ilha Grande
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Forest
Parque Nacional Tijuca Rio de Janeiro
4.7
Duration: 5h 30 min
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Waterfall
Cachoeira do Toboga Paraty
4.5
Duration: 4 hours
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Mountain
Pico do Papagaio Ilha Grande
4.9
Duration: 4 hours

Museums in State of Rio de Janeiro

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Specialty Museum
Imperial Museum Petropolis
4.8
Duration: 1 hour
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Specialty Museum
Ecomuseu Ilha Grande Ilha Grande
3.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Military Museum
Museu Forte Defensor Perpetuo de Paraty Paraty
3.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Boat Rental
Marapendivela Rio de Janeiro
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Parasailing / Paragliding
Ciroanimau Parapente Niteroi
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
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Walking tour
Favela Walking Tour Rio de Janeiro
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Private Tour
Rio de Janeiro Tours - Day Tours Rio de Janeiro
5.0
Duration: 8 hours