/ Rio de Janeiro / Places to Visit / Museu Carmen Miranda
The Carmen Miranda Museum showcases a collection of photographs, posters, musical recordings, and, of course, gigantic fruity hats worn by the singing star.
The Carmen Miranda Museum showcases a collection of photographs, posters, musical recordings, and, of course, gigantic fruity hats worn by the singing star. The building looks like an abandoned space capsule in the middle of the Flamengo Park.
Avenida Rui Barbosa, 560 - Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
+55 21 2334-4293
The Guanabara Palace, formerly palace of the Imperial Princess, is now the governor's office
Formerly a telephone museum, Oi Futuro now hosts a fine gallery with temporary exhibitions of digital art or art with interactive media
Catete Palace, the former presidential palace (1894-1960), now hosts the Republic Museum which explores Brazil’s fight for independence from Portugal
The Pista Claudio Coutinho is a 2km paved trail in the midst of lush greenery along the Morro Do Urca that offers breathtaking views of the Praia Vermelha (Red Beach)
Sprawling over 1
Gloria Inlet is a beautiful spot for a stroll along the bank of Guanabara Bay
Avenida Atlantica is a 4 km long seaside stretch alongside Copacabana beach, spanning the entire length of the neighbourhoods of Copacabana and Leme
Gloria Church, also known as Outeira da Gloria, is a small but interesting church built in 1739 atop Gloria Hill that was visible to arriving sailors sailing into Guanabara Bay
The Sugarloaf Mountain (Pão de Açúcar) is a major landmark in Rio de Janeiro, dramatically rising 396 metres at the mouth of Guanabara Bay
The Museum of Naïve Art in Rio de Janeiro is the largest museum of its type in the world, with over 8000 pieces, representative of over 130 countries, with many pieces for sale