Attractions

Enjoy all the attractions Rio de Janeiro has to offer

Located directly on the beach in Copacabana, Arena Copacabana Hotel is just moments from the top sites, attractions and things to do in Rio de Janeiro. Known for its dazzling beaches, upscale shops, fabulous restaurants and sidewalks teeming with colorful characters, Copacabana has something for everyone.

Just a short stroll from Arena Copacabana Hotel, you will find some of the most popular attractions and things to do in Rio de Janeiro.

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Pão de Açúcar (Sugar Loaf Mountain)

Distance: 4.5 miles Distance from Hotel
Pão de Açúcar (Sugar Loaf Mountain)

Ride the gondola cable car to the summit of this 400-meter mountain to enjoy spectacular views of Urca, Guanabara Bay, Niterói, O Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer) and the surrounding beaches.

Jardim Botânico (Botanical Gardens)

Distance: 7.7 miles Distance from Hotel
Jardim Botânico (Botanical Gardens)

Situated in the South Zone, this marvelous garden was established by John VI of Portugal in 1808. With views of Corcovado Mountain and the Christ the Redeemer statue, the gardens offer a rich glimpse at Brazil’s diverse range of indigenous flowers, plants, trees and shrubs.

Arcos da Lapa (Lapa Arches)

Distance: 9.2 kilometers Distance from Hotel
Arcos da Lapa (Lapa Arches)

Built to transport water from the Carioca River in the hillside neighborhood of Santa Teresa to the downtown area, the Lapa Viaduct features 42 massive stone arches that were built between 1744 and 1750.

Corcovado (Christ the Redeemer Statue)

Distance: 9.1 kilometers Distance from Hotel
Corcovado (Christ the Redeemer Statue)

Sitting atop 690-meter Corcovado Mountain, the Christ the Redeemer Statue is undoubtedly the most famous tourist attraction in Brazil and one of the most iconic images in the world. With stunning views of the city below, it is visited by over one million Brazilians and foreign travellers every year. 

Forte de Copacabana

Forte de Copacabana

This massive concrete fort was constructed just before World War I with 12-meter thick ramparts and a colossal 305-millimeter cannon capable of launching artillery shells nearly 15 miles out to sea. Today, the museum contains targeting instruments for the cannons and the Café do Forte, which is a great place to relax and enjoy unparalleled views of the city. 

Pedra do Leme

Pedra do Leme

This magnificent rock outcropping located opposite the Fort of Copacabana and next to the Fort Duque de Caxias is a beautiful spot for photographs and sunset views.  

Hotel

Arena Copacabana Hotel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Arena Copacabana Hotel,

Av. Atlantica 2064,

Rio de Janeiro 22040-010,

Brazil