• Centro

    Rio's settlement dates back to 1555. You can experience much of the city's rich history by visiting churches, government... Read More
  • Urca

    Tiny, sheltered Urca is home to one of Rio's most famous attractions, the Pão de Açúcar morro. As tranquil and... Read More
  • Copacabana

    Copacabana is Rio's most famous tourist neighborhood thanks to its fabulous beach and grande-dame hotels such as... Read More
  • Santa Teresa and Lapa

    With its cobblestone streets and bohemian atmosphere, Santa Teresa is a delightfully eccentric neighborhood. Gabled... Read More
  • Catete and Gloria

    Though a little run-down, historic, residential Catete and Glória are well worth an afternoon's sightseeing. The... Read More
  • West of Downtown

    Neighborhoods west of downtown are mainly residential. Some are middle-class and some are poor. Unless you're a... Read More
  • The Lush Inland

    In the western portion of the city north of Leblon, trees and hills dominate the landscape in the neighborhoods... Read More
  • Ipanema and Leblon

    Ipanema, Leblon, and the blocks surrounding Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas are part of Rio's money belt. For an up-close... Read More
  • Flamengo and Botafogo

    These largely residential neighborhoods connect the southern beach districts and Centro via a series of highways... Read More
  • Sao Conrado and Barra da Tijuca

    West of the Zona Sul lie the largely residential (and considerably affluent) neighborhoods of São Conrado and Barra... Read More