"RIO DE JANEIRO: WATCH SUNSET AT URCA" Brazil Things to Do Tip by swesn

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  Sunset behind Corcovado...
by swesn

OK, to view sunset over the horizon in Brazil is a nearly impossible task... but I found a place up north for it. More of that later...

But elsewhere in Brazil, you can only settle for sunset behind some buildings or, in Rio de Janeiro's case, some mountains.

Urca is a peninsula that juts out on the extreme east of Rio de Janeiro where the famous and magnificent Sugar Loaf Mountain sits.

On the western side, there is a coastline with boats and some residential houses. Now, head there in the evening and turn back and face Corcovado.

There, you will see the lovely orange background silhouetting the other famous mountain of Rio de Janeiro with Christ Redeemer.

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  • Written Nov 26, 2006
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