The Best Ways to Spend a Rainy Day in Rio de Janeiro

The wet weather in March is so notorious among cariocas that it inspired one of the city’s best-known songs, ‘Águas de Março’ (Waters of March) composed by Tom Jobim and sung by Elis Regina.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – When people usually think of Rio de Janeiro, they often picture the gorgeous sun-drenched sands and blue skies that make it onto the postcards and promotional material for the city, but the truth is it does rain here; and when it rains, it pours. So here are a couple of excellent ways to spend a rainy day in Rio.

“There are some great museums in the city center, and many of them are free on a Tuesday, which helps if the rain is polite enough to fall on a Tuesday . . .

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