Route Duration: 8 hours
Stops on the Corcovado:
- Copacabana Beach - Copacabana beach, located on the Atlantic coast, extends from Tour to Tour Six. The Rudder is at Post One. There are historic forts on both sides of Copacabana Beach; Copacabana Fort, built in 1914, is at the southern end of Post Six, and Duque de Caxias Fort, built in 1779, at the northern end. Hotels, restaurants, bars, nightclubs and residential buildings dot the avenue in front of Avenida Atlantica.
- Escadaria Selarón - The staircase, which is between Joaquim Silva Street in Lapa and Pinto Martins Street in the Santa Teresa neighborhood, is just five minutes from the Arcos da Lapa. Work by the Chilean artist Jorge Selarón, the staircase brings together several tiles from various parts of Brazil and the world. All in color, it has been the scene of clips by U2 and Snoop Dogg, as well as a place chosen by cariocas and thousands of visitors to the city for photos.
- Sambadrome Marquês de Sapucaí - The project of the Professor Darcy Ribeiro Walkway - popularly known as the Marquês de Sapucaí Sambadrome, Rio de Janeiro Sambadrome or simply Sambadrome, is by architect Oscar Niemeyer. Created to be a permanent urban equipment for the exhibition of the traditional samba school parade show, the Sambadrome was inaugurated in 1984.
- Catedral Metropolitana de São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro - the Metropolitan Cathedral of Sao Sebastiao do Rio de Janeiro or also called Metropolitan Cathedral of Rio Or just Cathedral of San Sebastian is located in the city center Near Lapa. It was a project developed by architect Edgar de Oliveira da Fonseca, having its beginning in 1964. A very troubled year for the country. The project took 15 years to complete, having its dimensions 75 m in height and 106 m in diameter.
- Sugarloaf Mountain - Pão de Açúcar houses the first cable car to operate in Brazil and the third of its kind to start operating in the world. That alone would justify a visit to the site, which allows tourists to have access to one of the most beautiful views of the city. The postcard is one of the best known in the world and was once a movie set. James Bond faces villain Jaws on cable car cable 007 - Against the Rocket of Death, 1979
- Maracanã - Maracanã was once the scene of the most important classics of Brazilian football and received historical moments of international football. Monumental facts, such as King Pelé's thousandth goal in 1969, also took place on the grounds of the temple of Brazilian football. Inaugurated on June 16, 1950, it has hosted that year's World Cup games and some 2014 World Cup matches. It also hosted the 2013 Confederations Cup games, opening and closing ceremonies of the 2007 Pan American Games and Games Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2016. In addition to sporting competitions, Maracanã has played host to important events such as shows by Madonna, Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Tina Turner and then Pope John Paul II's field masses in 1980 and 1997. The stadium underwent a major overhaul and with new total capacity for 78,838 fans. The new Maracanã has been modernized and today meets international safety, logistics and sustainability requirements. The use of solar energy and rainwater collection, reused in 292 bathrooms and 4 changing rooms, are important measures of economy and responsibility. More than 360 security cameras maintain permanent surveillance of the stadium, which received two new access ramps, in addition to the traditional Bellini and UERJ, plus 12 escalators and elevators, which now total 17. New bars and diners give more comfort to the public, which also has retractable chairs divided by colors and produced with certified materials, such as PET bottles. Divided into five levels and in the north, south, east and west sectors, Maracanã bets on divisions to facilitate access and location of fans. Gate, sector, block, level, row and chair are the subdivisions that will allow the fan to locate their seat with greater safety and comfort. There are also seats for the obese, reserved area for people with special needs and tactile floor for the visually impaired.
Attractions on the Corcovado:
Operates: At the top of Corcovado Hill is Christ the Redeemer, one of the most sought after tourist spots in Rio de Janeiro. Largest and most famous Art Deco sculpture in the world, the statue of Christ the Redeemer began to be planned in 1921 and was developed by engineer Heitor da Silva Costa over five years of work, from 1926 to 1931, the monument's inauguration year.
It is set in Tijuca National Park, 710 meters from sea level, from which you can enjoy one of the most beautiful views of the city. In all there are 220 steps leading to the feet of the famous statue, voted one of the Seven Wonders of the World in a vote organized in 2007 by the Swiss New 7 Wonders Foundation. The monument is accessible by train, van or car.
To reach the monument, there is a pleasant train ride that, for twenty minutes, crosses the Atlantic Forest until reaching the top of Corcovado. To facilitate access for visitors, three panoramic elevators and four escalators were built. The look is stunning, which makes the program a must for anyone visiting the city.