Tag: Christ the Redeemer

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Elected one of the seven wonders of the modern world, Christ the Redeemer celebrates today, October 12, its 90th anniversary as Brazil's most famous image. In 1926, construction began on the 38-meter-high monument atop...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "A city of rare beauty, arms open over Guanabara, soapstone, the Carrara heart, beating strong on a clear night." These are the first verses of the song "Alma Carioca, Cristo Redentor," by musician and...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On the first day of the Rio de Janeiro municipal decree requiring presentation of proof of vaccination against Covid-19 in collective use places, visitors experienced problems when accessing tourist attractions. The rule issued by Mayor...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The spaceship is the Contemporary Art Museum (MAC) and the pilot is architect Oscar Niemeyer, responsible for the project. He leaves the ship, introduces himself and descends the monument's long, reddish ramp. Those who know...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Vista Chinesa is located in the Alto da Boa Vista neighborhood in the city of Rio de Janeiro. The attraction is also next to the Tijuca National Park and part of the Tijuca Forest,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Tijuca's beauty prompted Dom Pedro II to initiate an expropriation process in mid-19th century, in order to promote reforestation and enable the vegetation's natural regeneration. Now, the almost 40 km² that comprise the Tijuca National...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The "O Rio Não Para" (Rio Doesn't Stop) campaign, launched by the tourism production sector in 2019, has now been resumed, with the goal of providing tourists in the city with exclusive benefits and...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A new statue of Jesus Christ is under construction in southern Brazil and will surpass the height of the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue that overlooks Rio de Janeiro. Christianity is the largest religion in...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Three men, armed with a pistol and two knives, robbed approximately forty tourists hiking the trail that connects Parque Lage and the Corcovado mountain in Zona Sul (South Zone)...

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