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Welcoming all to Rio de Janeiro and Christianity with open arms, the colossal Christ the Redeemer statue stands nearly 750 metres above the coastal city below. The idea for the statue came from a loca...Full Story
Some places get named after people, others get named after ideals. This mountain is one of the latter. Pedra Bonita, literally Beautiful Stone, is one of the highest mountains in Rio de Janeiro, and i...Full Story
With an eye to the future, the Museu do Amanha is a museum of ideas. Designed by neofuturistic architect Santiago Calatrava, the $60-million monumental building guides visitors through five areas expl...Full Story