Rio de Janeiro
is the second largest city in Brazil
, located some 20 km to the south-west from Niterói
. The capital city Brasília
is in 1,220 km to the north-west. The population is about 6,023,700 people in accordance with 2013 census. Many people visit Rio de Janeiro each year to take a look at its famous forts and theatres.
Rio de Janeiro is served by Santos Dumont (IATA: SDU) airport which is 10 km away.
Tourist attractions in Rio de Janeiro
Fort Copacabana (Portuguese: Forte de Copacabana, IPA:   ]) is a military base at the south end of the beach that defines the district of Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro. The base is open to the public and contains the Museu Histórico do Exército (Army Historical Museum) and a coastal defense fort that is the actual Fort Copacabana.
The Theatro Municipal (Municipal Theatre) of Rio de Janeiro is located in Cinelândia (Praça Marechal Floriano) in the city center of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Built in the beginning of the twentieth century, it is considered to be one of the most beautiful and important theatres in the country.
Corcovado (Portuguese pronunciation: [koɾkoˈvadu]), meaning " hunchback" in Portuguese, is a mountain in central Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Шаблон: Convert granite peak is located in the Tijuca Forest, a national park. It is sometimes confused with nearby Sugarloaf Mountain.
The Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruínas, or simply Parque das Ruínas (Ruins Park), is a public park with an art gallery built around the ruins of a mansion, located in the Santa Teresa neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is a venue for live outdoor concerts and houses a bar.
If you have seen everything in Rio de Janeiro already, take a look on the outskirts of the town. If you will be around, try one of the following places:
To understand Rio de Janeiro better you can also take a look at the gallery.