Lonely Planet's Pocket Rio de Janeiro is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Swim and surf the waves while watching the parade on Ipanema Beach, take the cog train up Corcovado for stunning views and find the perfect beat at a samba club in Lapa.
Full-colour maps and images throughout
Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs
Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local
Essential info - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
Honest reviews - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems
User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organized by neighborhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time
Covers Ipanema & Leblon, Gavea, Jardim Botanico & Lagoa, Copacabana & Leme, Botafogo, Humaita & Urca, Flamengo & Around, Centro & Praca Maua, Santa Teresa & Lapa, and more.
Updated edition Jun 2019