Rio de Janeiro Journals

Rio de Janeiro, City of Contrasts

A March 2008 trip to Rio de Janeiro by Valerita

Christ the Redeemer Statue (O Cristo Redentor) Photo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil More Photos
Quote: We spent 3 days in Rio, I wish we had stayed longer... We discover a wonderful city, contrasts everywhere.

Hotel Rio Roiss

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Hotel Rio Roiss Photo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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How much time can you spend in a hotel in Rio del Janeiro? The answer to this question helped us to choose Hotel Rio Roiss. All we needed was a decent, clean place, with a good location. That’s exactly what we got at this 3-star hotel. We booked it through a well known travel agency, so we assumed that they wouldn’t work with a bad hotel. It’s located one block from Avenida Atlantica, the main avenue in Copacabana. Staying in Ipanema would have been our first choice, but rates increase a lot there, and Copa was still fine for us. We arrived quite earlier than the check in time and our room was ready. Upon entering we checked what we have heard about Rio Roiss. It is quite outdated...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on May 29, 2008

Hotel Rio Roiss
48 Aires Saldanha St. - Copacabana
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 22060-030
+55 (21) 3222-9950

Christ the Redeemer Statue (O Cristo Redentor)

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Attraction | "Christ the Redeemer"

Christ the Redeemer Statue (O Cristo Redentor) Photo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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My Visit to One of the Seven Wonders of the WorldOur visit to the Corcovado was the highest point of our trip to Rio. We had the first glance of the statue in our way to Buzios. He was there, waiting with this arms open as if he was receiving us. We continue our way to Buzios, spent six amazing days there and then returned to Rio for a three day stay. You immediately fall in love with this city; the energy that radiates is unbelievable. What I found most interesting was the contrast that you can see everywhere: mountains, the see, a forest in the middle of the city, the favelas, luxury buildings, etc, etc. It was Saturday, our penultimate day in Rio. We woke up very early and head...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on June 27, 2008

Christ the Redeemer Statue (O Cristo Redentor)
Corcovado Mountain
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil