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 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 park includes the 444 metre Pedra do Andaraí, which is a popular mountaineering spot.
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The mosaic sidewalks along Boulevard 28 de Setembro between Praça Maracanã and Praça Barão de Drummond are musical staves
You do not have to go far to explore a tropical Brazilian rainforest
Once the world's highest capacity football venue, it was able to hold nearly 200,000 people
The Train Museum has a modest collection of 19th century engines, train cars used by emperors and presidents, and streetcars
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
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Also has an observatory