Sights & Attractions in Rio de Janeiro

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Things to Do in Centro

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Beco do Comércio
A network of narrow streets and alleys centers on this pedestrian...
Pedestrian Malls Centro
 
Biblioteca Nacional
Corinthian columns adorn the neoclassical National Library (built...
Libraries Centro
 
Catedral de São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro
The exterior of this circa-1960 metropolitan cathedral, which...
Religious Sites Centro
 
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil
What was once the headquarters of Brazil's oldest bank is now...
Museums / Galleries Centro
 
Centro Cultural Correios
The Post Office Cultural Center is rather in the shadow of the...
Government Buildings Centro
 
Convento do Santo Antônio
The Convent of St. Anthony was completed in 1780, but some parts...
Religious Sites Centro
 
Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Candelária
The classic symmetry of Candelária's white dome and bell towers...
Religious Sites Centro
 
Igreja de São Francisco da Penitência
The church was completed in 1737, nearly four decades after construction...
Religious Sites Centro
 
Mosteiro de São Bento
Just a glimpse of the Monastery of St. Benedict's main altar...
Religious Sites Centro
 
Museu de Arte do Rio
Rio's once rundown port zone is now the focus of a major investment...
Museums / Galleries Centro
 
Museu de Arte Moderna (MAM)
A great place to take the pulse of the vibrant Brazilian fine-arts...
Museums / Galleries Centro
 
Museu Histórico Nacional
The building that houses the National History Museum dates from...
Museums / Galleries Centro
 
Museu Nacional de Belas Artes
Works by Brazil's leading 19th- and 20th-century artists fill...
Museums / Galleries Centro
 
Paço Imperial
This two-story building with thick stone walls and an ornate...
Squares Centro
 
Palácio Tiradentes
The Tiradentes Palace contains a permanent exhibit describing...
Museums / Galleries Centro
 
Theatro Municipal
If you visit one place in Centro, make it the Municipal Theater...
Architectural Sites Centro
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