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Rio de Janeiro Transportation


Rio de Janeiro Brazil Transportation - Transportation in Rio de Janeiro is easy with their public transportation options. The main way to get from here to there is to use the Rio de Janeiro public buses. There are nearly 440 municipal bus lines that serve Rio de Janeiro’s residents and tourists. This is one of the cheapest options for tourists on a budget. And if you want to avoid traffic congestion at peak times during the day, a better option is to use the subway or the train, which helps reduce the traffic on the streets and gets you to where you are going much faster.

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Rio de Janeiro has two subway lines that cover most of the city. There are also many commuter rail lines that can get you to most places in the region. There are future plans to build a third subway line that will connect with Niteroi and Sao Goncalo. The urban rail transportation system in Rio is one of a kind.

Although just like any other city Rio de Janiero has traffic congestion, taxis are still a great option for private travel with your group or family. You will be able to get where you want for a decent price. Most transportation around the city is still dependant on roads, so you will be able to find taxis easily to get to where you are going.

If you are looking to explore the coastline or some nearby islands, there is the port where you can catch tourist boats or dinner cruises that will provide you with a night full of entertainment and great food.

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Rio de Janeiro Interesting Facts

  • One of the largest cities of Latin America.
  • In 1810, armed citizens established a provisional representative government against Spanish rule.
  • Features both the world’s widest boulevard and the widest river.
  • The largest city in South America.
  • Rio de Janeiro is famous for the dance, the Tango.
  • Rio de Janeiro is one of the ten largest metropolises in the world.
  • Rio de Janeiro is the largest city and port in Brazil
  • Greater Rio de Janeiro metro area has more than 12 million inhabitants
  • Home for writers Jorge Luis Borges, Ernesto Sabato, and Julio Cortazar
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