Aerial view of famous Copacabana Beach and Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Rio de Janeiro State

If you thought Rio was just a city, think again! Right next door, the equally enticing state of Rio de Janeiro is home to some of Brazil’s greatest treasures, all within an easy one- to four-hour journey from the Cidade Maravilhosa (Marvelous City).


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Ilha da Paquetá: a guide to exploring Rio’s island escape

May 20, 2019 • 5 min read

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