The Rio de Janeiro city tourism department, Riotur, operates a tourist information website in English and Portuguese www.rioguiaoficial.com.br as well as a monthly free magazine with key tourist information and listings. The magazine, and city maps, can be picked up at Riotur booths at the bus station and airports, in Barra, Copacabana, Leblon, Gavea, at Sugarloaf, Lapa, and by Candelaria church in Centro. You can also try contacting Brazil's national tourism board, Embatur, via its Visit Brasil website.
Riotur information booth. Kiosk 15, Av. Atlantica, in front of Rua Hilário Gouveia, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, 021/2547–7522; www.rioguiaoficial.com.br. Daily 8 am–9 pm.
Turisrio. Praça Pio X 119, Centro, Rio de Janeiro, 200400–20 . 021/2271–7000; www.turisrio.rj.gov.br. Weekdays 9–6.
Visit Brasil. www.visitbrasil.com.