Rio de Janeiro

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Be prepared to be wowed! See our recommendations for not-to-be-missed attractions when visiting Rio de Janeiro, including Ipanema Beach, Pedra Bonita, Sugarloaf Mountain and Maracana Stadium.

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Chafariz do Mestre Valentim

Chafariz do Mestre Valentim is an ornate fountain that marks Rio’s former coastline. Mestre Valentim Creole Portuguese Brazilian who became one of the most important names in Brazilian colonial art.

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