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The Best of Rio de Janeiro Sightseeing
Rio de Janeiro Travel Guide

Christ the Redeemer Statue on Corcovado.

Alexandre Macieira/Riotur

The least one can say about Rio is that it has a great location. Guanabara Bay has long fascinated visitors - in a 1553 letter to Portuguese king D. John III, Tomé de Souza, Brazil's first General Governor, wrote that "tudo he graça ho que della se pode dizer" - roughly meaning that, in a nutshell, the bay is all grace.

Enjoy Rio from every direction and fill up your camera's memory card when you visit these attractions:

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