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Bem Vindo Ao Rio De Janeiro

Updated: Jun 15, 2021

Rio de Janeiro is a vibrant city of music and sunshine that welcomes all visitors. Families looking for an attractive holiday will find something for everyone – delightful attractions, wonderful beaches, seductive dances, tasty food, and a lot of activities.

Bem Vindo Ao Rio De Janeiro
Mum and I @ Christ the Redeemer @ the summit of Mount Corcovado


What visitors first think of in Rio de Janeiro is probably the Copacabana Beach, famous for its crescent shape and lively spirit along its white sands and mosaic-tiled promenade. The art déco Copacabana Palace hotel and the impressive Copacabana Fort, home to a military museum, are overlooking the beach.

The Fashionable Ipanema beach attracts a diverse crowd for sunbathing and socializing. The rocky Pedra do Arpoador peninsula is popular for surfing. That is where you can have gorgeous sunset views. In the district of Ipanema, you will find high-end fashion boutiques, restaurants, and bars playing Bossa Nova.

Christ the Redeemer is another Rio de Janeiro’s landmark. The colossal Art Deco statue of Jesus Christ overlooks the city.

Santa Teresa is an elegant hilltop district full of old mansions, boutique hotels, cocktail bars, and romantic restaurants with a charming village-like vibe.

Most soccer fans of the family will not miss the opportunity to visit famous Maracanã, a football stadium in Rio de Janeiro. It is a part of a complex that includes an arena known as Maracanãzinho.

The Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon in the district of Lagoa is a natural lagoon connected to the Atlantic Ocean. The lagoon hosts rowing and canoeing events.

Niterói Contemporary Art Museum situated in the city of Niterói is one of the Rio de Janeiro’s main landmarks with its large collection of modern art in an iconic building.



Rio de Janeiro is not just extravagant festivals and bustling nightlife. It also welcomes families with kids.

At the Copacabana and Ipanema beaches, kids will enjoy sunbathing and water sports on kilometers of clean sand. They can also play volleyball, and frescobol ( a Brazilian beach paddle sport) enjoy other outdoor activities. Certainly, there are more peaceful areas for families who are into a more quiet holiday.

The Jardim Botanico is one of the city’s largest parks. Children will certainly love seeing exotic animals such as monkeys, birds, and reptiles amidst lush greenery. You should not miss the Japanese Garden with numerous species of native plants and Japanese koi carp. Kids will have fun playing with wooden toys and sandboxes at the playground.

The 5-story structure of AquaRio houses 8,000 water animals. Children will adore walking through the undersea tunnel with sharks, eels, and rays swimming above their heads.


Although famous for the beautiful beaches, sun and samba, Rio de Janeiro can boast of valuable museums and galleries including the Museum of Tomorrow, the Museum of Modern Art, the Museum of the Indian, the Museum of Telecommunications, the National Museum of Fine Arts, the National History Museum, the Museum of Art, and the Museum of the Republic.