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

Fantasia, South America Ex Rio De Janeiro Roundtrip

Departure: 24 Feb 2019 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Fantasia.

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Fantasia, South America Ex Rio De Janeiro Roundtrip

Departure: 27 Feb 2019 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Fantasia.

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Fantasia, South America Ex Rio De Janeiro Roundtrip

Departure: 02 Mar 2019 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Fantasia.

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Fascinosa, South America Ex Rio De Janeiro To Buenos Aires

Departure: 03 Mar 2019 From: Cruise line: Costa Cruises Cruise Ship: Costa Fascinosa.

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Fantasia, South America Ex Rio De Janeiro Return

Departure: 09 Mar 2019 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Fantasia.

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Fantasia, Grand Voyage Ex Rio De Janeiro To Genoa

Departure: 15 Mar 2019 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Fantasia.

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Fantasia, Grand Voyage Ex Rio De Janeiro To Rome

Departure: 15 Mar 2019 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Fantasia.

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Fascinosa, Transoceanic Ex Rio De Janeiro To Barcelona

Departure: 16 Mar 2019 From: Cruise line: Costa Cruises Cruise Ship: Costa Fascinosa.

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Fascinosa, Transoceanic Ex Rio De Janeiro To Savona

Departure: 16 Mar 2019 From: Cruise line: Costa Cruises Cruise Ship: Costa Fascinosa.

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L'austral, From Brazil To Africa Ex Rio De Janeiro To Dakar

Departure: 18 Mar 2019 From: Cruise line: Ponant Cruise Ship: L'Austral.

16 Night Cruise sailing from Rio de Janeiro to Dakar aboard L'Austral.

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Pursuit, Portuguese Pursuit Ex Rio De Janeriro To Lisbon

Departure: 20 Mar 2019 From: Cruise line: Azamara Club Cruises Cruise Ship: Azamara Pursuit.

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Favolosa, Brazil Canary Spain Ex Rio De Janeiro To Barcelona

Departure: 28 Mar 2019 From: Cruise line: Costa Cruises Cruise Ship: Costa Favolosa.

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Favolosa, Brazil, Canary, Spain, France, Italy Ex Rio De Janeiro To Savona

Departure: 28 Mar 2019 From: Cruise line: Costa Cruises Cruise Ship: Costa Favolosa.

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Favolosa, Brazil Canary Spain France Ex Rio De Janeiro To Marseilles

Departure: 28 Mar 2019 From: Cruise line: Costa Cruises Cruise Ship: Costa Favolosa.

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Poesia, Grand Voyage Ex Rio De Janeiro To Copenhagen

Departure: 01 Apr 2019 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Poesia.

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Poesia, Grand Voyage Ex Rio De Janeiro To Berlin

Departure: 01 Apr 2019 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Poesia.

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Sirena, Southern Crossing Ex Rio De Janeiro To Barcelona

Departure: 18 Apr 2019 From: Cruise line: Oceania Cruises Cruise Ship: Sirena.

17 Night Cruise sailing from Rio de Janeiro to Barcelona onboard Sirena.

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Zaandam, South America Passage Ex Rio De Janeiro To San Antonio

Departure: 18 Nov 2019 From: Cruise line: Holland America Line Cruise Ship: Zaandam.

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Pursuit, Rio To Buenos Aires Voyage Ex Rio De Janeiro To Buenos Aires

Departure: 30 Nov 2019 From: Cruise line: Azamara Club Cruises Cruise Ship: Azamara Pursuit.

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Fantasia, Brazil,uruguay,argentina Ex Rio De Janeiro To Buenos Aires

Departure: 06 Dec 2019 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Fantasia.

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Fantasia, Brazil,uruguay,argentina Ex Rio De Janeiro To Buenos Aires

Departure: 06 Dec 2019 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Fantasia.

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Fantasia, Brazil,uruguay,argentina Ex Rio De Janeiro Return

Departure: 06 Dec 2019 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Fantasia.

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Marina, Radiant Rhythms Ex Rio De Janeiro To Buenos Aires

Departure: 07 Dec 2019 From: Cruise line: Oceania Cruises Cruise Ship: Marina.

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Marina, Southern Serenade Ex Rio De Janeiro To Santiago

Departure: 07 Dec 2019 From: Cruise line: Oceania Cruises Cruise Ship: Marina.

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Fantasia, South America Ex Rio De Janeiro Return

Departure: 14 Dec 2019 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Fantasia.

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Mariner, Hues Of The Amazon Ex Rio De Janeiro To Miami

Departure: 17 Dec 2019 From: Cruise line: Regent Seven Seas Cruises Cruise Ship: Seven Seas Mariner.

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Fantasia, Brazil,argentina,uruguay Ex Rio De Janeiro Return

Departure: 20 Dec 2019 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Fantasia.

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Fantasia, A South America Cruise Ex Rio De Janeiro Return

Departure: 28 Dec 2019 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Fantasia.

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Fantasia, Brazil,uruguay,argentina Ex Rio De Janeiro Return

Departure: 05 Jan 2020 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Fantasia.

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Fantasia, South America Cruise Ex Rio De Janeiro Roundtrip

Departure: 13 Jan 2020 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Fantasia.

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Fantasia, Brazil,argentina,uruguay Ex Rio De Janeiro Return

Departure: 18 Jan 2020 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Fantasia.

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Departure: 26 Jan 2020 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Fantasia.

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Fantasia, Brazil,argentina,uruguay Ex Rio De Janeiro Return

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Fantasia, South America Ex Rio De Janeiro Return

Departure: 09 Feb 2020 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Fantasia.

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Qv, South America Cruise Sector V006a Ex Rio De Janeiro To San Antonio

Departure: 10 Feb 2020 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Victoria.

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Marina, Radiant Rhythms Ex Rio De Janeiro To Buenos Aires

Departure: 12 Feb 2020 From: Cruise line: Oceania Cruises Cruise Ship: Marina.

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Marina, South American Trails Ex Rio De Janeiro To Lima

Departure: 12 Feb 2020 From: Cruise line: Oceania Cruises Cruise Ship: Marina.

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Fantasia, A South America Cruise Ex Rio De Janeiro Return

Departure: 19 Feb 2020 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Fantasia.

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Departure: 22 Feb 2020 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Fantasia.

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Fantasia, The South America Cruise Ex Rio De Janeiro Return

Departure: 29 Feb 2020 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Fantasia.

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Departure: 06 Mar 2020 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Fantasia.

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Shadow, Voyage 3004 Ex Rio De Janeiro To Ft Lauderdale

Departure: 07 Mar 2020 From: Cruise line: Silversea Cruises Cruise Ship: Silver Shadow.

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Shadow, Voyage C3004 Ex Rio De Janeiro To Lisbon

Departure: 07 Mar 2020 From: Cruise line: Silversea Cruises Cruise Ship: Silver Shadow.

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Fantasia, Grand Voyage Brazil,spain,portugal Ex Rio De Janeiro To Barcelona

Departure: 09 Mar 2020 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Fantasia.

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Fantasia, Grand Voyage Spain,portugal,france Ex Rio De Janeiro To Marseille

Departure: 09 Mar 2020 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Fantasia.

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Fantasia, Grand Voyage Spain,portugal,italy Ex Rio De Janeiro To Genoa

Departure: 09 Mar 2020 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Fantasia.

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Fantasia, Grand Voyage Spain,portugal,italy Ex Santos To Genoa

Departure: 10 Mar 2020 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Fantasia.

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Insignia, Atlantic Endeavour Ex Rio De Janeiro To Cape Town

Departure: 15 Mar 2020 From: Cruise line: Oceania Cruises Cruise Ship: Insignia.

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Pacifica, Transoceanic Ex Rio De Janeiro To Savona

Departure: 26 Mar 2020 From: Cruise line: Costa Cruises Cruise Ship: Costa Pacifica.

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Poesia, Grand Voyage Ex Rio De Janeiro To Warnemunde

Departure: 30 Mar 2020 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Poesia.

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Poesia, Grand Voyage Ex Rio De Janeiro To Copenhagen

Departure: 30 Mar 2020 From: Cruise line: MSC Cruises Cruise Ship: MSC Poesia.

21 Night Cruise sailing from Rio de Janeiro to Copenhagen aboard MSC Poesia.

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Quest, Perfect Your Swing In South American Ex Rio To Buenos Aires

Departure: 30 Nov 2020 From: Cruise line: Azamara Club Cruises Cruise Ship: Azamara Quest.

9 Night cruise departing from Rio to Buenos Aires onboard Azamara Quest.

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Mariner, Christmas In The Amazon Ex Rio De Janeiro To Miami

Departure: 15 Dec 2020 From: Cruise line: Regent Seven Seas Cruises Cruise Ship: Seven Seas Mariner.

21 Night Cruise sailing from Rio de Janeiro to Miami aboard Seven Seas Mariner.

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Voyager, Pampas Exploration Ex Rio De Janeiro To Buenos Aires

Departure: 19 Jan 2021 From: Cruise line: Regent Seven Seas Cruises Cruise Ship: Seven Seas Voyager.

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Voyager, Atlantic Ocean Exploration Ex Rio De Janeiro To Barcelona

Departure: 26 Mar 2021 From: Cruise line: Regent Seven Seas Cruises Cruise Ship: Seven Seas Voyager.

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