|Located along the southeastern coast of Brazil, this capital city of the province of Rio de Janeiro (GIG) draws millions of visitors. The reason Rio draws such a crowd is because of its tropical climate, iconic historical landmarks, sandy beaches and world-renown festivals including the annual celebration of Carnival. Book Rio de Janeiro flights and enjoy a vacation in the second largest city in Brazil after Sao Paulo. |
Despite its thriving urban population, many visitors to Rio de Janeiro enjoy the multitude of regional activities in the area including pilgrimage to the Christ the Redeemer atop the Corcovado mountain, which has recently been deemed one the of the new wonders of the world. There are also the cable cars alongside Sugarloaf Mountain, and two of the world’s largest forests contained within an urban area, Parque Estadual da Pedra Branca and nearby Floresta da Tijuca. Save big with cheap Rio de Janeiro flights on CheapOair. Home of samba music and boasting a thriving fine arts community, Rio de Janeiro offers a wide variety of museums and popular landmarks including Maracana stadium, which is one of the world's largest football stadiums. You should also visit Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden, Royal Library of Ajuda, Brazilian Academy of Letters, National Museum of Fine Arts and National Historical Museum. Visitors and locals alike enjoy the city's specialty dishes in the city's many cafes and restaurants, as well as a lively and varied nightlife found in the late-night bars, pubs, live music and dance venues found throughout the city. Plan your vacation beginning with cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro and save big on your next trip.