Cosme Velho, Rio de Janeiro

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#9 of 12 in Neighborhoods in Rio de Janeiro
Cosme Velho will provide you with a glimpse of old Rio. In this old neighborhood, you will find colonial architecture, heritage museums, numerous churches, and vibrant squares. Cosme Velho is home to Corcovado Railway Station, where you can board a train to visit Christ the Redeemer statue. A visit to Cosme Velho represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary builder to plot your vacation.
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  • May 5, 2017
    Go up to the station of the summoned walk is fundamental to meet the carioca way of being, through rua das Laranjeiras and already in the neighborhood, the naive Art Museum and the Church of St. Jude, a beautiful sense of what is the river.
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  • April 10, 2017
    Out of that hubbub of the boroughs on the edge and worth known walking. Very good.
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  • January 9, 2017
    In the Cosme Velho is a very interesting mix between the new and the old. Many old buildings remaining to this day mingle with modernity. The nature of this neighborhood tbm should be highlighted.
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