If you enjoyed top views in Rio then you’ll be pleased to know that there is more to come. Rio de Janeiro has further places where you can enjoy stunning views of the city from way up high. So, take a look at the second instalment of top views in Rio de Janeiro and see what else there is to discover in the Marvelous City. Enjoy!
If you are an authentic adrenaline junky then this is just the thing for you. Pedra Bonita Mountain, standing at 700 metres high, is found within the Tijuca Forest National Park and is the perfect place to go climbing. It is particularly popular amongst those who would like to practise extreme sports in Rio de Janeiro such as gliding, paragliding and hang gliding. However, you don’t need to be an expert or certified in these various sports to enjoy them in the Marvelous City, as there are schools and instructors offering tandems so all you have to do is enjoy the experience! Alternatively, if jumping from a large height is not your thing, then you’ll be glad to know that Pedra Bonita Mountain is easily accessible by car thus allowing you to admire the beautiful views on offer from the top. Visitors will be able to see Barra da Tijuca, São Conrado, and Recreio beaches, as well as Pedra de Gávea.
Two brothers Mountain
Previously unknown to many and visited very little by the locals there, the Two Brothers Mountain boasts beautiful views of the South Zone in Rio de Janeiro, as well as the popular Copcabana, Leblon and Ipanema beaches, the Pedra Bonita Mountain, Pedra de Gávea, Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon and even the Christ the Redeemer statue standing atop Corcovado. It has an observation deck and equipment thus making it the best place to enjoy views of the Marvelous City. Next to the observation deck, called Seventh Heaven, there is a park with sports courts, a playground, hiking trails and of course the some spectacular views. The hiking route has a low difficulty level thus perfect for beginners. In addition, it crosses beautiful rainforest so fortunate visitors may even spot some monkeys on the way. The place is still patrolled, and there is parking and lights so you really feel like you’re “in heaven” while you’re there!
With so many things to do and places to see, a Rio apartment is your ideal choice of accommodation. So, book an apartment in Rio now and enjoy all the freedom that it affords to enjoy all the beautiful views of the Marvelous City!