Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro is a large city in Brazil, on the South Atlantic coast. Rio is famous for its breathtaking landscape, its laidback beach culture and its annual carnival celebrations. The hotel-lined tourist beaches, include Copacabana, Ipanema, and Leblon.

Some of the most famous local landmarks in addition to the beaches include the giant statue of Jesus, known as Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado mountain; Sugar Loaf mountain with its cable car; the Sambódromo, a giant permanent parade stand used during Carnival; and Maracanã stadium, one of the world's largest. Rio also boasts the world's largest forest inside an urban area, called Floresta da Tijuca, or 'Tijuca Forest'.

Things to see and do
* Sugarloaf Mountain
* 125-foot tall statue of Christ the Redeemer on Corcovado Mountain
* Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon beachfront districts
* Tijuca Forest

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Real (R$)
Language – Portuguese
Land Area - 1,260 km²
Population – 6,200,000
Electricity – 2 pin round pins European style and 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus three hours
International Country Telephone Code – +55

Port Location – Rio de Janeiro has one of the world's most beautiful natural harbors surrounded by low mountain ranges. The port is located in Guanabara Bay.

Transport Links - International and most domestic flights land at Tom Jobim International Airport which is 20 km away from the city center and main hotels. Visitors can also get a train, bus, rental car or ferry to and from Rio.

To get around Rio you can catch a taxi which is probably the best way to travel in the city, bus, subway or rental car.

Cruises departing Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Preziosa, South America Ex Rio De Janeiro Return

Departure: 02 Dec 2020 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Preziosa.

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Departure: 05 Dec 2020 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Preziosa.

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Departure: 05 Dec 2020 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Preziosa.

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Preziosa, South America Ex Rio De Janeiro Return

Departure: 05 Dec 2020 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Preziosa.

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Departure: 13 Dec 2020 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Preziosa.

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Preziosa, South America Ex Rio De Janeiro To Salvador

Departure: 13 Dec 2020 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Preziosa.

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Preziosa, South America Ex Rio De Janeiro Roundtrip

Departure: 13 Dec 2020 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Preziosa.

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Departure: 19 Dec 2020 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Preziosa.

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Preziosa, South America Ex Rio De Janeiro Return

Departure: 19 Dec 2020 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Preziosa.

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Preziosa, South America Ex Rio De Janeiro Return

Departure: 27 Dec 2020 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Preziosa.

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Departure: 27 Dec 2020 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Preziosa.

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Departure: 03 Jan 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Preziosa.

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Departure: 03 Jan 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Preziosa.

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Preziosa, South America Ex Rio De Janeiro Roundtrip

Departure: 10 Jan 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Preziosa.

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Preziosa, South America Ex Rio De Janeiro Return

Departure: 16 Jan 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Preziosa.

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Preziosa, South America Ex Rio De Janeiro Return

Departure: 24 Jan 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Preziosa.

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Departure: 24 Jan 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Preziosa.

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Preziosa, South America Ex Rio De Janeiro Return

Departure: 29 Jan 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Preziosa.

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Preziosa, South America Ex Rio De Janeiro Return

Departure: 06 Feb 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Preziosa.

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Departure: 13 Feb 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Preziosa.

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Departure: 20 Feb 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Preziosa.

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Silver Moon, Ex Rio De Janeiro To Fort Lauderdale

Departure: 24 Feb 2021 From: Cruise line: Silversea Cruises Cruise Ship: Silver Moon.

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Departure: 26 Feb 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Preziosa.

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Preziosa, South America Ex Rio De Janeiro To Santos

Departure: 01 Mar 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Preziosa.

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Fantasia, Grand Voyage Ex Rio De Janeiro To Trieste

Departure: 08 Mar 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Fantasia.

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Fantasia, Grand Voyage Ex Rio De Janeiro To Civitavecchia

Departure: 08 Mar 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Fantasia.

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Grandiosa, Grand Voyage Ex Rio De Janeiro To Barcelona

Departure: 14 Mar 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Grandiosa.

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Grandiosa, Grand Voyage Ex Rio De Janeiro To Civitavecchia

Departure: 14 Mar 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Grandiosa.

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Grandiosa, Grand Voyage Ex Rio De Janeiro To Genoa

Departure: 14 Mar 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Grandiosa.

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Scenic Eclipse, Grand Voyage Of Discovery Ex Rio De Janeiro To Lisbon

Departure: 27 Mar 2021 From: Cruise line: Scenic Ocean Cruising Cruise Ship: Scenic Eclipse.

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Preziosa, Grand Voyage Ex Rio De Janeiro To Hamburg

Departure: 28 Mar 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Preziosa.

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Preziosa, Grand Voyage Ex Rio De Janeiro To Southampton

Departure: 28 Mar 2021 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Preziosa.

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Silhouette, Brazil & Portugal Transatlantic Ex Rio De Janeiro To Lisbon

Departure: 07 Apr 2021 From: Cruise line: Celebrity Cruises Cruise Ship: Celebrity Silhouette.

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Fascinosa, Ex Rio De Janeiro To Savona

Departure: 14 Apr 2021 From: Cruise line: Costa Cruises Cruise Ship: Costa Fascinosa.

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Fascinosa, Ex Rio De Janeiro To Barcelona

Departure: 14 Apr 2021 From: Cruise line: Costa Cruises Cruise Ship: Costa Fascinosa.

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Venture, Colonial Coast & Amazon Ex Rio De Janeiro To Manaus

Departure: 17 Mar 2022 From: Cruise line: Seabourn Cruise Ship: Seabourn Venture.

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Venture, Colonial Coast & Heart Of The Amazon Ex Rio De Janeiro To Iquitos

Departure: 17 Mar 2022 From: Cruise line: Seabourn Cruise Ship: Seabourn Venture.

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