Rio de Janeiro Hotspot

Cluster of at least 4 WHS within reach for a return day trip from a center. The center is: Rio de Janeiro.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Paraty and Ilha Grande Ilha Grande is accessible from Rio via bus and ferry several times a day (~3 hours, 50 minutes each way)
Rio de Janeiro Cultural landscape that includes Corcovado (with Christ the Redeemer), Sugar Loaf, and Copacabana beach
Sítio Roberto Burle Marx Residence and gardens on outskirts of Rio, accessible via subway and public bus (~2-2.5 hours each way)
Valongo Wharf Downtown at Jornal do Comércio Square

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  • Cultural
  • Natural
  • Mixed
  • Tentative


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