Also has an observatory..
Also has an observatory.
Rua General Bruce 586 - São Cristovão
The National Museum in Paço de São Cristóvão (Palace of Saint Christopher) is Brazil's natural history museum, exhibiting dinosaur fossils, mounted animals and insects, minerals, and meteorites, as well as archaeological artifacts and aboriginal utensils
The Museu do Primeiro Reinado or Museum of the First Reign is dedicated to the reign of Emperor Pedro I (1822-1831)
If you won't be making it to the Amazon or the Pantanal, the Rio de Janeiro Zoo is a good place to see some of Brazil's more exotic creatures as well as species from around the world
Once the world's highest capacity football venue, it was able to hold nearly 200,000 people
Site of the famous Rio Carnival parades, the Sambadrome Marquês de Sapucaí is a 700 metre long street flanked by grandstands and VIP boxes
The Monastery of Sao Bento (St Benedict) was founded in 1590 as a Benedictine Abbey and is still operational to this day
The Praca de Republica in the heart of Rio de Janeiro is near the place where Brazil was proclaimed as a Republic in 1889
The mosaic sidewalks along Boulevard 28 de Setembro between Praça Maracanã and Praça Barão de Drummond are musical staves
The Candelária Church, dedicated to Our Lady of Candelária, is an important historical Roman Catholic church, built and adorned over a long period, from 1775 to the late 19th century
The Casa França-Brasil is a Neoclassical building constructed in 1820, which serves as a French cultural centre with a gallery and video hall