Sights in Rio

Our Sightseeing Recommendations Corcovado, Cristo: From the upper entrance of our favela, take bus 206 to Silvestre, then walk all the way up, or get into the red train halfway at Palmeiras for 25 reais. Walking up all the way takes about 1.5 to 2 hours., shortcuts through the forest exist, but take the usual caution and walk in groups through the forest....

Pereira da Silva

Background: The Favela “Pereira da Silva” Rio is a city of contrasts, and though much of the city clearly ranks alongside the world’s most modern metropoles, a significant percentage of the city’s 13 million inhabitants do still live in areas of poorer quality housing. The worst of these poorer areas are the slums known as favelas, which...