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86% Avg. city rating Rated by 1523 customers

Activities / excursions 93%

Restaurants / eating out 84%

Shopping 77%

Chilling out / relaxing 87%

Getting around / public transport 83%

Sightseeing 93%

Culture 89%

Nightlife / partying 90%

Value for money 75%

Customer Travel Tips for Rio de Janeiro

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78% Avg. rating
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  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
78% Avg. rating


18 Sep 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: Do as much as you can and dont forget to relax on the nice beaches

Liked: Its an awesome place with so much to do and see

Disliked: Can be little dangerous

93% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
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  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
93% Avg. rating


12 Sep 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Sugar loaf just before sunset

Liked: Scenery, view from the mountains

Disliked: Ocean is very dirty

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
76% Avg. rating


11 Sep 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife Shopping Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Hike to Corcovado! And go to Rio Sul Shopping to have discounts on the Christ the Redeemer entrance + train

Liked: Beach, culture, sightseeing

Disliked: No parties on sunday nights, quite windy

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


10 Sep 2014

Customer Travel Tip: We went to see a football match in the Maracana Stadium. The ambiance is amazing !!

Liked: The beauty of the landcape (beaches, morros, etc.)

Disliked: The city is not sure and safe.

73% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


10 Sep 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: Going to the Corcovado walking from Parque Lage (but only on the weekends for your safety !!)

Liked: The points of view (Corcovado, Pao de Azucar), the beaches, gardens.

Disliked: The security does not exist included in the "tourist" areas !!!!! When you come from Europa, it's hard to understand.

91% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
91% Avg. rating


07 Sep 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Use the metro

Liked: The museums

Disliked: The high prices

87% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


31 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Go during their winter, if at all possible! The weather is still great for swimming, and it cools off beautifully at night.

Liked: We loved the culture, the food, the people, the weather, the beaches, the atmosphere, the language! Everything! We cannot wait to return!

Disliked: The bus rides were often terrifying, and the traffic was pretty congested.

89% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
89% Avg. rating


28 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Stay at Favela Vidigal guesthouse for a few nights...

Liked: The friendliness of the people, the weather, the nature imbedded in the city

Disliked: No

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100% Avg. rating


24 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Just come!

Liked: I felt like I was in a James Bond movie. And I felt very safe. (unrelated comments).

Disliked: No

96% Avg. rating
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  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
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  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


20 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Use pay by kilo restaurants where possible - better value.

Liked: The sights, culture and beaches

Disliked: Expensive

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
82% Avg. rating


14 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Use the metro- easy,cheap great way to get around and see the sites yourself!

Liked: Easy city to get around, metro is fantastic. Sites were all easy assessable.

Disliked: Was disappointed with the food- don't think I knew the right spots to go to,..

100% Avg. rating
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100% Avg. rating


13 Aug 2014

Customer Travel Tip: El tour de las islas es muy bueno

Liked: La cultura, la gente, sus playas

Disliked: Precio de los taxis

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


12 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Christ Statue

Liked: Copacabana Christ Statue

Disliked: During the rush hours all the streets are full of cars

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
82% Avg. rating


10 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Move around the different areas of rio to see all!

Liked: Ipanema, beaches, sight seeing

Disliked: Food - too much bread and pasties

100% Avg. rating
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100% Avg. rating


04 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife

Customer Travel Tip: go to lapa on saturday

Liked: all

Disliked: nope

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
87% Avg. rating


04 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Go to lapa on a Friday night. If there is a football match on, go! Check out the beaches and.definitely pay.for the sightseeing. It's very busy so be aware of your things, and be extra careful at night

Liked: Atmosphere, nightlife, beaches, music, culture, food, drinks, people, everything!!

Disliked: Weather wasn't great which meant we couldn't experience the beach life

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
87% Avg. rating


03 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Take a few days more. So many things to do...

Liked: Very nice city :)

Disliked: Was there during the world cup. So everything was very expensive.

87% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
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  • Shopping - 60%
87% Avg. rating


29 Jul 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break Partying / nightlife Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: As amazing as the city of Rio is ....5 days / a week here is enough. Make sure you travel Brazil and the state of Rio too as there are lots of beautiful places to be seen....Buzious....Paraty....Ihle Grande and so on.

Liked: Everything! The World Cup was on at the time and we loved every minute.

Disliked: No

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100% Avg. rating


28 Jul 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Get down to Lapa for the huge Caipirinhas for 5rs!! Bargain!

Liked: The women

Disliked: The men

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


28 Jul 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Events / festivals Sightseeing & culture

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86% Avg. city rating Rated by 1523 customers

Activities / excursions 93%

Restaurants / eating out 84%

Shopping 77%

Chilling out / relaxing 87%

Getting around / public transport 83%

Sightseeing 93%

Culture 89%

Nightlife / partying 90%

Value for money 75%

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