With a French-speaking guide, you can explore the city with ease. Whether you want to see the highlights of the iconic Corcovado mountain and Christ the Redeemer statue, Leblon or Sugarloaf Mountain, or take in the city’s art at museums and galleries, your guide can make it happen.Read more :guidefrancophoneriodejanero.com
Rio has a rich history that is visible in its architecture and cuisine. It’s a major center for the Art Deco style, as evidenced by the aforementioned Corcovado and numerous buildings around town. The city is also known for its street food and pastries, a legacy of Portuguese and old European culture. Try the unique Rio pastry coxinha (ko-SHEEN-ya; chicken nugget shaped like a chicken leg), or one of the many cheese pastries available in most cafeterias.
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If you’re interested in Brazilian history, check out Museu da Republica — formerly the presidential palace in Catete, which now hosts exhibitions on Brazil’s recent past and its leaders. The Museu Carmen Miranda in Flamengo is all about the famous Brazilian actress and singer who made the pineapples-and-bananas hat her trademark.
Rio is also home to some of the largest natural ecosystems in South America, making it a must for nature lovers. The Amazon rainforest is a short flight from Rio and offers countless activities to learn about Brazil’s flora and fauna. Book an ecotourism tour to visit a rainforest reserve and meet local guides who can teach you about the region’s pristine ecosystem.