In a spectacular setting between granite peaks and the South Atlantic Ocean, Rio de Janeiro is one of South America's most iconic cities. Explore Rio de Janeiro is the ideal pocket companion when discovering this exciting city: a full-colour guide containing 14 easy-to-follow routes through the city's many fascinating neighbourhoods, from the Centro Histórico and the charming Santa Teresa district to the fabled beaches of Copacabana to Ipanema and beyond to the Costa Verde. Insight's trademark cultural coverage perfectly sets the routes in context, with introductions to Brazilian cuisine, and Rio's shops and nightlife. The best places to eat and drink are highlighted in each route and in the directory section, which also contains a wealth of useful practical information, including a range of carefully selected hotels to suit all budgets. All routes are plotted on the useful pull-out map, and evocative photography reveals Rio's unique character.
ABOUT INSIGHT GUIDES
Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. They produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.
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