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Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro

Rocinha - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rocinha
Estrada da Gávea, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 22451-262Map
+55 21 2541 7522(Tourist Information)
Neighborhood: Zona Sul
Overview

Rocinha is the largest favela in Rio de Janeiro. It lies in stark contrast to its wealthy neighbor, the São Conrado district. Guided tours into the heart of the shantytown are available in English and offered daily. Entirely safe, the tours take up to three hours and are led by young, well-trained local residents who offer insight into daily life in this part of the city. Observe some unique architecture, talk to local people and enjoy breathtaking views from the hilltop.

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Rocinha General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Tours
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