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  • 1

    Ipanema Beach

    105 reviews

    Quite simply one of the most beautiful and scenic beaches in the world. It's broken into a number of sections that cater to various cliques. Right off the beach plenty of places for food and drink...and of course the Girls from Ipanema

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    Christ the Redeemer

    82 reviews

    There are lots of people here at pretty much any time. But, with patience, and an understanding that all people do not reflect the value of gentle behavior, it is a worthy expedition. The statuary itself is remarkable. In my opinion, this is the 'must see' of Rio. The city is a lot... and I mean A LOT of fun. ...

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  • 3


    86 reviews

    A famous Brazilian beach, Copacabana is packed during the day with sunworshippers and 'fute volle' players (foot volleyball), who move to it's beachside restaurants as the sun sets.

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    Sugar Loaf Mountain (Pao de Acucar)

    73 reviews

    Absolutely breath taking. A must do when visiting Rio. I also saw lots of cute monkeys on the mountain.

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  • 5

    Puerto Madero

    74 reviews

    If this is your first visit to Buenos Aires, you Can´t miss the opportunity of knowing Puerto Madero. This place its amazing, really beautiful at a sunny day and don't even mention on a warm night. Puerto Madero is an old port completly recycled, with a mix of old building with impressive skyscrapers. Its all a great place to eat, ...

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    Recoleta Cemetery

    69 reviews

    I know it seems a bit strange to include a cemetery in a tour guide, but the Recoleta Cemetery is beautifully designed, and houses the spirits of many of Argentina's most illustrious characters. Much of the area around the cemetery has been industrialized, but here, you can look at the beautiful architecture and think. If you're a cat-lover you will ...

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    Parque Ibirapuera

    55 reviews

    Definitely one of the best parks in São Paulo. Come early if you dislike crowds. The parking is inside the park and uses the "Zona Azul" system: buy one or two tickets (R$3 each) from the nearest booth according to the time you plan to stay and leave them over your car dashboard.

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    Iguaçu Falls

    49 reviews

    Visit both sides..Argentina and Brazil. Argentina you don't need a visa to get over to and the ride from Brazilian side to Argentina side is less than an hour. Both offer a unique view point.

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    44 reviews

    Leblon is not as touristy compared to Copacabana and has a more low key vibe. There are upscale bars and clubs to keep an expat or local busy for the rest of the night.

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    Caminito, Buenos Aires

    49 reviews

    El Caminito (Little Lane) is La Boca's most colorful street. I really enjoyed the walking this street lines with restaurants, arts-and-crafts shops, museums, and gift shops. This is a must-see!!

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  • 11

    San Telmo

    46 reviews

    San Telmo is where the first European (Pedro de Mendoza of Spain) came ashore in 1536. It was here and a little farther south in LaBoca, that most people settled down to live. Now most of the Portenos have moved on to tonier neighborhoods such as Recoleta, Belgrano, and Palermo. When visiting San Telmo you must stop and visit the ...

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  • 12

    Mercado Municipal Paulistano

    34 reviews

    O mercado municipal de SP é ponto turístico obrigatório para quem anda pelo centro da cidade. Famoso pelos vitrais e pelas bancas de produtos alimentícios, tem como carro chefe as lanchonetes que vendem o famoso sanduíche de mortadela e o pastel de bacalhau.

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  • 13

    The Sacred Valley of the Incas

    34 reviews

    Wow what an amazing place, quite close to Cusco & Machu Picchu this sacred valley is quite amazing. When we got here we were very fortunate not to encounter too many other tourists. When we arrived it was quite misty but once the mist disappeared we were enchanted by the beauty & history of this sacred valley. Our local guide ...

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  • 14

    Casa Rosada

    47 reviews

    Casa Rosada is the official office of the President and a National Historic Monument of Buenos Aires. It sits at the end of Plaza de Mayo and is the location of many historical moments.

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    Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas

    34 reviews

    Great walk around the lake and via Jardim de Allah to Leblon/Ipanema beach. There are some restaurants around the lake though kinda simple cuisine )

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    Iguaçu National Park

    30 reviews

    The National park is extremely hot, you will be swetting all time long, but it worths every second here.

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  • 17

    The Inca Trail

    29 reviews

    What can you say about the Inca Trail? One of the all time world wide classic hikes. believe the hype, don't stress about the crowds (the government limits numbers) just get ready for a hike of a lifetime!

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  • 18


    33 reviews

    High end neighborhood in Lima, with a more modern touch. Pretty good place to find a nice hotel or restaurant. Check out Larcomar shopping mall for a great view of the Pacific

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    City of Cuzco Historic Center

    33 reviews

    You'll most likely will be taken to Pisac on your day trip to the Sacred Valley. Pisac is a village that was populated by the Spanish, as a reduction village, which meant that they took people from several places and brought them all to live together, so they could avoid rebellions and collect taxes. What you will see here is ...

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  • 20

    Carioca Aqueduct

    35 reviews

    Nice durant the day and Hot at nigth with many good places to dance and listen to a good Samba or MPB (Popular Brasilian Music)!!

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