The Rough Guide Snapshot to Rio de Janeiro is the ultimate travel guide to this vibrant part of Brazil. It leads you through the city and surrounding state with reliable information and comprehensive coverage of all the sights and attractions, from the Corcovado’s dramatic statue of Christ and Carnaval parades, to the Costa Verde’s golden strands and the cobbled streets of Paraty. Detailed maps and up-to-date listings pinpoint the best cafés, restaurants, hotels, shops, bars, and nightlife, ensuring you make the most of your trip, whether passing through, staying for the weekend, or longer. Also included is the Basics section from the Rough Guide to Brazil, with all the practical information you need for traveling in and around Brazil, including transport, food, drink, costs, health, festivals, and football.
Also published as part of the Rough Guide to Brazil (October 2014).