Alternative Rio Vistas

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Alternative Rio Vistas

by Lily Heise for the Context Travel Blog

One of the features that makes Rio de Janeiro so unique is its breathtaking natural setting, so much so, that areas of the city have been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site of Cultural Landscape, entitled “Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea.” To admire this, most visitors head straight to Sugar Loaf Mountain or the Christ Redeemer, however, like the Eiffel Tower or other major monuments around the world, the crowds and lines can be quite overwhelming. In addition, sometimes the views of these actual sites are better from afar rather than close up. Discover these unique Rio viewpoints here

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