Mirante Dona Marta, Rio de Janeiro

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Observation Deck · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Standing 362 m (1,188 ft) above Rio de Janeiro, Mirante Dona Marta is a lookout point offering a panoramic vista of some of the city's most iconic landmarks, from the sprawling high-rises and dazzling beaches of Downtown, to Sugarloaf Mountain and--towering above it all--Christ the Redeemer. If the view from the observation deck leaves you wanting more, you can embark upon a sightseeing flight from the adjacent helipad and the surrounding forest is home to much colorful wildlife, including giant lizards and monkeys. See Mirante Dona Marta and all Rio de Janeiro has to offer by arranging your trip with our Rio de Janeiro day trip app.
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  • Balcony with a spectacular view of the city, it is on the way to Corcovado, you can go through it, the advantage is that it is free and you do not have to pay any entrance fee. Ideal to see the...  more »
  • Less known than Corcovado Christ or Sugarloaf, it has a different angle beautiful view on Rio de Janeiro cost. Less crowdy. Morning light!  more »
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  • It is a nice place to stop and look out to take some pictures. However, the only pic that you will get at this lookout that you don't get at the top of Corcovado is of the Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer) statue from afar. Other than that you can take the same, if not better, pics from atop the Corcovado.
  • Great views over the city and Christ the redeemer. We took the shuttle bus from the tram station and it stopped at the look out spots on the way up.

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