Watching the sunset is one of nature’s best contemplations. What’s more, it’s free. Rio de Janeiro is one of the most beautiful cities to watch the sun rise, so choose one of the places below and be dazzled by the beauty of the sea and the city mountain.
Praia Vermelha is a small and hidden beach located at the foot of the Sugarloaf Mountain. It is located in the Urca neighborhood, a pleasant, charming and one of the safest region in the city. Despite not being among the most popular beaches in Rio de Janeiro, it is very suitable for those who want a place far from the agglomerations and surrounded by beauty. It is super safe to watch the sun rise there, as it is next to the Military Club of Praia Vermelha.
Getting there is easy, it is located between the Pão de Açúcar hill and the Babilônia hill. Just go to the end of Avenida Pasteur. On the access street to the Urca district is Praça General Tibúrcio and the beach is right after the square.
2. Vista Chinesa
Vista Chinesa, in the Tijuca Forest, is the largest monument in Latin America in honor of an oriental country. It was also awarded as the best Chinese portal outside of China.
From the belvedere, you can see the Chinese view of Guanabara Bay, Cristo Redentor, Ipanema and Leblon beaches, Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, Dois Irmãos Hill, Niterói and Sugarloaf Mountain
The bamboo and cement structure with the shape of an oriental pavilion is called a pagoda. It was built between 1902 and 1906 in honor of the Chinese who brought tea to Brazil in the previous century.
After visiting the Vista Chinesa, you can go to the waterfalls in the Horto region, such as the Cachoeira do Chuveiro, Jequitibá, Gruta and Primatas. Another option is to climb the trail of Mesa do Imperador, which is above and you can also see the sun rise. You can get there by Uber to Vista Chinesa.
3. Mirante Dona Marta
From the top of its 360m, Mirante Dona Marta provides one of the most incredible views of the city, guaranteeing the title of one of the most visited tourist spots in Rio de Janeiro. From there, it is possible to see the Sugarloaf Mountain, which by the way is the most beautiful place to see the Sugarloaf Mountain, the Christ the Redeemer, the Maracanã, the Guanabara Bay and the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon.
On the other side of the Lookout, crossing the parking lot, there is a helipad with an incredible view. It is possible to see Cristo Redentor and Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas and take beautiful photos.
To get to Mirante Dona Marta, it is safer to go by car than to hike. By car, access is made by Cosme Velho. Follow Ladeira dos Guararapes, in the direction of Corcovado, until you see a sign indicating the viewpoint. Access is easy and parking is available on site. You can get there by Uber to the parking lot of Mirante Dona Marta.
Ladeira dos Guararapes, – Cosme Velho Rio de Janeiro – RJ
The best of all is that in addition to being incredibly beautiful tours, they are totally free and you can get there without making any trail! Liked it, right?
Where to stay in Rio de Janeiro
The best place to stay is in the South Zone. We recommend the Ipanema Beach Hostel, in Ipanema and the location couldn’t be better, on the block from Ipanema Beach – South Zone of the wonderful city – where you can watch the sunset up close most applauded in Brazil.
The hostel has shared rooms with twin beds and bunk beds (no triliche). Bathroom in the room with separate shower. Light, sockets and individual lockers for each bed.
But if you want privacy, you can choose a double room with single or double beds and a large private balcony. TV, minibar, AC, private bathroom, a balcony with a beautiful view.
As a party hostel, it offers activities and parties, different experiences around the city of Rio and events at the hostel on weekends. And the best, CAIPIRINHA FREE, free open caipirinha bar every day at the bar from 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm. It is your opportunity to meet and meet people from all over the world.
Ipanema Beach Hostel offers transfer services and tours around Rio de Janeiro.
• Address: 37 Paul Redfern Street
• IPANEMA RIO DE JANEIRO CEP 22410-080
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