Day Four

  • Centro & Praça Mauá

Start the morning in the newly redesigned streets around Praça Mauá. Admire the view from the Museu de Arte do Rio and check out the futuristic exhibits inside the Museu do Amanhã. Peek inside the lavish Mosteiro de São Bento en route to Praça XV (Quinze) de Novembro and check out other impressive colonial sights, including Paço Imperial and the Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Carmo da Antiga Sé.

  • Lunch Enjoy creative Asian fusion and panoramic bay views at Xian.
  • Botafogo & Urca

Spend the afternoon down in Urca. Take the cable car to the top of Pão de Açúcar, from where Rio spreads before you in a stunning panorama. Afterwards, enjoy a drink and a snack at waterfront Bar Urca.

  • Dinner Experience high-end gastronomy at the celebrated Oteque.
  • Botafogo & Urca

Stick around Botafogo for libations in some of the neighborhood's creative new drinking dens. Sip bespoke cocktails and join locals over DJ sets at CoLAB; follow it up with drinks at buzzing Comuna; later, catch some casual sidewalk jam sessions at Fuska 2.0.