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Rio de Janeiro is very well known for its beachs, but in fact is totally surrounded by mountains. The most famous are Corcovado, with the Christ, Pão de Açúcar « Sugar Loaf » but you should not miss the view of Vista Chinesa. You can still go...More
Very close to the Mesa do Imperador View Point. Located in the Alto da Boa Vista neighborhood, is part of the Tijuca National Park. It’s a long and winding road to get there, so we drove.
There is a Chinese Pagoda there hence the name....More
Came here on the Jeep tours. A lot of cyclists come here and the toad is very winding so I wouldn’t walk. Once you get there the view is fantastic and monkeys are there. Some people give them biscuits, but don’t feed them. They are...More
it's a long drive up a winding road to get to these viewpoints. They are amazing! But the experience is probably better if you were biking as we saw a lot of people doing. Avoid if it is raining as the fog will completely cover...More
But the overall experience from the Sugarloaf Mountain is better. The place is very crowded with tourists and especially due to the limited space, this is not as relaxing as it should be. That's the only problem up here. The view itself is fascinating and...More
A long drive up a winding road into the national park, you reach a lookout that has nice views over the city. There is a gazebo, which might be a nice place for a picnic on a non-busy day. This site is very pleasant but...More
The route, especially from entering the rainforest is great - a bit steep for running in a few areas. Not many runners but a lot of cyclists - all seems to enjoy the route, Vista Chinesa view and even further up to the highest point....More
this is another great spot to hit, there are alot of spots that are good for about 1-2hrs spending time, you can hit at least 4-5 in one day if you know your way around rio, i took in this spot as well as a...More