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The Modernist mansion of industrialist and art collector Raymundo Ottoni de Castro Maya showcases his trove of modern art, with works by Portinari, Di Cavalcanti and Lygia Clark.
The Modernist mansion of industrialist and art collector Raymundo Ottoni de Castro Maya showcases his trove of modern art, with works by Portinari, Di Cavalcanti and Lygia Clark. Set in landscaped gardens on the Santa Teresa hills, the Chacara do Ceu Museum also offers great views over the city.
Rua Murtinho Nobre 96 - Santa Teresa
The small Tram Museum has photos of and artifacts from the glory days when trams were all over Rio, including some models of old tramcars and lots of electrical equipment
The Selaron Staircase is a flight of 215 steps covered by colorful mosaic tiles and art work by Chilean artist Jorge Selarón
The Carioca Aqueduct, also known as Arcos da Lapa, is a colonial relic, built in 1750 to transport water from the Carioca River to downtown Rio
The Museum of Image and Sound in Rio de Janeiro is dedicated to Brazilian film, radio, and broadcasting industries
The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian is dedicated to the patron saint of Rio de Janeiro, St Sebastian
Commissioned in 1779, Passeio Publico was the first public park in the Americas
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
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Gloria Inlet is a beautiful spot for a stroll along the bank of Guanabara Bay
The headquarters of the federal oil company is an interesting piece of Brutalist architecture by Roberto Luís Gandolfi, soaring 108 metres into the sky