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...fall, the Maracanã and Engenhão stadiums, Guanabara Bay, and much more. This tour provides great exercise and great fun.
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Estádio Olímpico João Havelange, known by its nickname of Engenhão, is a soccer stadium that was built for the Pan-American Games of 2007.
Estádio Olímpico João Havelange, known by its nickname of Engenhão, is a soccer stadium that was built for the Pan-American Games of 2007. A modern construction, not as big as Maracanã but still worth a visit for soccer fans. The Botafogo team plays its matches there.
Rua Arquias Cordeiro - Engenho de Dentro
The Train Museum has a modest collection of 19th century engines, train cars used by emperors and presidents, and streetcars
The 55-hectare Grajau State Park within Tijuca Forest preserves some of the original Atlantic forest and is home to a wide range of species including marmosets, bush dogs, guinea pigs, parakeets, vultures, and hawks
The mosaic sidewalks along Boulevard 28 de Setembro between Praça Maracanã and Praça Barão de Drummond are musical staves
Also has an observatory
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
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
You do not have to go far to explore a tropical Brazilian rainforest
Housed in the former residence of Raymundo Ottoni de Castro Maya, one of the founders of the Modern Art Museum, the Museu do Acude displays a collection of items from the history of Portuguese rule, including furniture, kitchenware, and an array of ''azulejos'', or Portuguese blue tiles
Once the world's highest capacity football venue, it was able to hold nearly 200,000 people
The Museu do Primeiro Reinado or Museum of the First Reign is dedicated to the reign of Emperor Pedro I (1822-1831)