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While exploring this area you'll come across numerous important historic sites including the Imperial Palace, the Candelária Church, the Old Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro and the National Historical Museum.
Continue your cultural journey with a visit to Forte de Copacabana. Brazil used the fort as a coastal defence base until 1987. It is now a popular historical site and, in addition to the fort itself, also houses the Museum of the History of the Army. Just outside the fort are a few cafés that are great for breakfast or a coffee before going inside.
Journey about an hour north of Rio and discover the historic town of Petropolis, the summer home of the Brazilian Emperors and aristocrats in the 19th century. This picturesque town is surrounded by mountainous greenery and offers a fascinating historical adventure. Here you can visit the tombstone of Brazil's last emperor, admire beautiful antiques and jewels at the Imperial Museum, and cap off your day with a tour and a few beers at the famous Bohemia brewery.
Rio de Janeiro Airport (GIG)
Flights from Australia to Rio de Janeiro will disembark at Rio de Janeiro/Galeão-Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport.
In 1999 Rio de Janeiro's principle airport was renamed the Rio de Janeiro/Galeão-Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG) after the Brazilian musician Antonio Carlos Jobim.
Airport Accommodation: There are a number of hotels located in close proximity to Rio de Janeiro/Galeão-Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport. Book your Rio de Janeiro Airport accommodation.
Getting to Rio de Janeiro
There are many airlines that offer flights to Rio de Janeiro from Australia. Flights from Sydney via Santiago take 18 hours and 35 minutes. Flights from Melbourne via Sydney and Santiago take 21 hours and 25 minutes. Flights from Melbourne via Auckland and Santiago take 22 hours. Flights from Perth via Dubai and Santiago take 27 hours and 25 minutes.
Airlines that fly to Rio de Janeiro
Airlines that offer cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro from Australia include:
For more information on airlines that offer flights to Rio de Janeiro, have a look at our international airline page.