Lonely Planet Rio de Janeiro
Follow the seductive sound of samba as it winds you down through lush mountains, into the caipirinha-soaked festivities of Carnaval, along the crowded streets of historic Centro, to the sunbaked, sandy beaches of Ipanema. With contributions by specialists and in-the-know locals - including insider tips on gay and lesbian nightlife - it's no wonder that this is the best-selling guide to the sexiest city in the Americas.
DiscoverRio's dynamic neighborhoods with more maps than any other guide.
Cultivatea deeper understanding of Rio's neoclassic architecture with our dedicated arts chapter.
Get Highhang gliding above Pedra Bonita or rock climbing on Pao de Acucar - an extensive activities section takes you to new heights of adventure.
Dance!- our knowledgeable author helps you dance the night away at the hottest clubs and music venues.
Catch Some Rays- worship the sun on Rio's 72km of beaches, including the famed Copacabana.
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