By Felicity Clarke, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - Although often overshadowed by its rowdy neighbor Lapa and haughty hilltop sister Santa Teresa, Glória offers an alternative evening out with a range of cultural, eating and drinking options.

As with much of Rio the best way to start out is by taking a stroll. By day, a visit to the spectacular 18th century Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Glória do Outeiro up on the Morro da Glória is a must, but as evening draws in the golden lit palaces provide examples of the architectural decadence that meant the . . .

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