UNESCO Sites in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Sugarloaf Mountain rises 1,299 feet from Guanabara Bay. This majestic monolith is only one of the amazing features of Rio de Janeiro recognized by UNESCO as a Cultural Landscape. Oher areas included in this coveted designation are Tijuca National Park (forest covers over 9,700 acres), the Botanical Garden (7,000 species of plants in 350 acres), Corcovado mountain (with the Christ the Redeemer statue at the peak) and this coastline of Guanabara Bay including Copacabana Beach.

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Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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