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Rio: Maracanã Stadium & Christ the Redeemer by Rack Railway

Product ID: 6485
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Christ the redeemer © Artyominc/ Wikimedia
Visit Corcovado Mountain, home to the Christ the Redeemer statue, on a 4-hour afternoon tour of Rio de Janeiro. Take a lap around the Maracana Stadium, and ride the Corcovado Train up to Christ, from where you'll catch the best views in Rio.
About this activity
Duration: 4 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Italian, Portuguese
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian

Pickup included

Hotel pickup is available from most São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema, and Copacabana hotels and the cruise ship port. Your exact pickup location and time will be advised upon reconfirmation of your tour. Please provide your hotel name and address in order to arrange pickup. In case your hotel is outside the pickup list, you will be provided the closest meeting point available.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Head to the top of Rio de Janeiro's Corcovado Mountain and check out Christ the Redeemer up close
  • Ride a rack railway train through Tijuca Forest, the world's largest urban forest
  • Take a lap around the Maracanã Stadium
  • Pre-reserve tickets to the train, including skip-the-line access
  • Enjoy GPS-triggered commentary in 9 languages
Full description
Make your way to Maracanã where you will take a lap around the stadium and have a short stop so you can appreciate the splendor of the two-time World Cup Finals host. There, you will be able to imagine the amount of history that took place since its opening in 1950, when Brazil hosted its first World Cup. Once the biggest stadium in the world, the stadium was used extensively during the World Cups and recent Olympics, and it's often used for local games and concerts.

Next you head to the Cosme Velho Train Station to make your way to Rio’s major attraction: The Christ Redeemer Statue at the top of Corcovado Mountain. Ride the rack railway train from Cosme Velho station, through the Tijuca rainforest, and up Corcovado Mountain (maybe you'll see a monkey on the way up). The train ride ends at the top of Corcovado Mountain where you'll have about 1 hour to view the iconic Christ the Redeemer Statue, the symbol of Rio de Janeiro for many years. Enjoy views across the whole of Rio and beyond and spot Ipanema and Copacabana from way up high.
  • Round-trip transportation from most hotels in the São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema, and Copacabana neighborhoods in Rio de Janeiro, and the cruise ship port
  • Rack railway train ride with admission
  • Guide
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Meals
  • Beverages

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Hotel pick-up is available from most São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana hotels and the cruise ship port. Your exact pick-up location and time will be advised upon reconfirmation of your tour.
• If you would like to avoid picking up and dropping off other passengers, please ask for the last meeting point location when selecting your pick-up point.
• If you are not staying at any of the pick-up hotels and you are staying nearby, the nearest pick-up points are:
From Barra da Tijuca Hotels - the Marina Palace Hotel - Avenida Delfim Moreira, 630 -. Leblon, Rio de Janeiro - RJ. The best way to get there is by taxi.
From Botafogo, Flamengo, Glória, Catete, Lapa and Downtown Hotels - the Belmond Copacabana Palace Hotel - Avenida Atlântica, 1702 -. Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro – RJ. The best way to get there is by subway (Cardeal Arcoverde station) or taxi.
• Please contact the local supplier for a full list of pick-up hotels.
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Product ID: 6485