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Corona-virus update : Rio's Christ Redeemer & Corcovado re-open August 15th

Corona-virus update : Rio's Christ Redeemer & Corcovado re-open August 15th

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Corona-virus update : Rio's Christ Redeemer & Corcovado re-open August 15th


Good news from Rio de Janeiro.
The train to Christ the Redeemer statue and the aerial cable car to Sugar Loaf Mountain will resume operations on August 15, 2020.
Train: Every day from 9:20 to 16:20 on the hour (will update on this).
Aerial cable car: Thursday to Monday from 10:00 to 19:00. Last entry at 18:00.
Health Security Measures from Bondinho Po de Acar in preventing the spread of COVID-19
Bondinho Po de Acar informs that it has adopted a series of measures and changes aimed at preventing the dissemination of COVID-19 and preserving the health of all its employees, tenants, suppliers, visitors, and any other individuals who access the park and must be respected throughout their stay at the site. From its reopening date, the park will initially operate from Thursday to Monday, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., with the entrance of visitors allowed until 6 p.m. The park will not be open to the public on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Later we will return, gradually and progressively, to the old opening hours. See below the list of measures adopted.
1. Wear a mask. It is mandatory throughout the tour, except while eating, as long as the social distancing is kept between people not from the same household
2. Social Distancing. Keep a distance of at least 6,5 feet from other people. In lines, stand on the red dots marked on the floor.
3. Cleanliness. All contact surface areas, such as handrails and buttons, are frequently being cleaned and sanitized.
4. 70% alcohol. Use 70% alcohol whenever possible. It is available at strategic points for everyone.
5. Payment Prioritize the ticket purchase through the official website (www.bondinho.com.br) and prefer to use credit or debit cards for in-person purchases.
6. Sanitization. All areas are frequently being cleaned and sanitized.
7. Cleanliness. All contact surface areas, such as handrails and buttons, are frequently being cleaned and sanitized.
8. Crowding. Cable cars are operating at reduced capacity. Other confined spaces have an occupancy limit or are temporarily closed.
9. Temperature. All visitors and employees will have their temperature taken at the Parks entrance.
10. Communication. Notices with the protocols adopted to prevent the dissemination of Covid-19 are widely available.
So, when visiting, please keep attention to all protocol concerning health measures to prevent COVID 19.
Tropical greetz from Salvador da Bahia
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