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Fodor's Rio de Janeiro & Sao Paulo, 1st Edition

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Chock full of more maps and the most informed hotel, restaurant, shopping, and nightlife reviews, discerning travelers pack the new Fodor?s Rio and S?o Paulo 1st edition. Written by Brazilians who know secrets of their city, this brand new title is bursting with critical reviews, insider tips from locals and travelers, and not-to-be-missed side-trip suggestions.
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Overview

Chock full of more maps and the most informed hotel, restaurant, shopping, and nightlife reviews, discerning travelers pack the new Fodor’s Rio and São Paulo 1st edition. Written by Brazilians who know secrets of their city, this brand new title is bursting with critical reviews, insider tips from locals and travelers, and not-to-be-missed side-trip suggestions.
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Editorial Reviews

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"In terms of comprehensiveness of coverage, the very accessible format, and the enthusiastic tone, this series remains one of the best on the market." –Booklist
 
"Fodor's super-informative guidebooks are known for accuracy and attention to detail…" –The Sacramento Bee
 
"The Fodor's guides are notable for their ratings of sights, restaurants, shops, accommodations and attractions." –Chicago Tribune
 
"The great detail, infectious spirit, and attractive format are distinguishing traits of these guides, which are entries in one of the top series in the business." –Booklist
 
"Fodor's can help you plan the perfect adventure" –The Arizona Republic
 
"Always thoughtfully written and easily readable, Fodor's travel guides have become a must-have when traveling to unfamiliar destinations" –Mid South Magazine
 
"Widely recognized as the gold standard of mainstream travel" –Honolulu Advertiser
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781400006816
  • Publisher: Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/26/2008
  • Series: Fodor's Gold Guides Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

About this Book ............ 5
What’s Where ............ 6
Quintessential Rio de Janeiro & São Paulo ............ 12
If You Like ............ 14
Great Itineraries ............ 18
When to Go ............ 22

Chapter 1: Rio de Janeiro ............ 23
Orientation & Planning ............ 24
Exploring: The Beaches ............ 30
Exploring: The Sights ............ 36
Where to Eat ............ 56
Where to Stay ............ 70
Nightlife & the Arts ............ 85
Sports & the Outdoors ............ 94
Shopping ............ 97

Chapter 2: Side Trips from Rio ............ 105
Orientation & Planning ............ 106
The Blue Coast ............ 109
North of Rio ............ 118
The Green Coast ............ 123

Chapter 3: São Paulo ............ 131
Exploring ............ 137
Where to Eat ............ 150
Where to Stay ............ 163
Nightlife & the Arts ............ 172
Sports & the Outdoors ............ 180
Shopping ............ 182

Chapter 4: Side Trips from São Paulo ............ 189
Orientation & Planning ............ 190
The North Shore ............ 192
Inland ............ 199

Understanding Rio & São Paulo ............ 209
Brazilian Portuguese Vocabulary ............ 210

Travel Smart Rio & São Paulo ............ 219
Getting Here & Around ............ 220
Essentials ............ 228

Maps
Brazil ............ 10
Rio de Janeiro ............ 28
Copacabana ............ 32
Ipanema & Leblon ............ 34
Centro & Environs ............ 38
Flamengo, Botafogo & Urca ............ 45
The Lush Inland ............ 52
West of Downtown ............ 55
Where to Eat in Rio de Janeiro ............ 58—59
Where to Stay in Rio de Janeiro ............ 72—73
Rio de Janeiro State ............ 108
The Blue Coast ............ 111
North of Rio ............ 119
The Green Coast ............ 123
São Paulo ............ 134—135
São Paulo Centro ............ 138
Liberdade, Avenida Paulista & Bixiga ............ 143
Parque Ibirapuera ............ 146
Where to Eat in São Paulo ............ 152—153
Where to Stay in São Paulo ............ 166—167
São Paulo State ............ 191
The North Shore ............ 193
Inland ............ 199
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