This is a unique opportunity to visit the Christ the Reedemer Statue at night. For the first time, Christ will be open for the public on June 13, 14 and 15th from 6pm to 9pm. This is a test for its 24-hour shifts during this year’s World Youth Day (Jornada Mundial da Juventude).
The statue will display a new lightning system designed by German artist and Rio resident for the last 62 years, Paul Gasper. The special illumination will light up the Paineiras path that leads up to the Christ, as well as the Corcovado platform, on which the 40m statue stands. So, if you want to see the city illuminated from the top, this is your chance to make great photos!
Tickets are available for purchase online only >>> buy it here for R$27,36!
View from the top of Corcovado by night… Wow!!!
The 8th edition of the Rio Restaurant Week takes place from TODAY until June 2nd with over 60 registered restaurants!!!
The purpose of the event is to provide a unique opportunity for everyone to appreciate delicious creations of some of the best restaurants in town, at discounted prices. For this, the dishes offered at lunch will cost BRL 34.90 and BRL 47.90 at dinner, including entry + main course + dessert. Each restaurant registered for the event will offer two options for each item and it’s up to you choose your preference. Drinks, cover charge and service are not included in the price.
In addition, the event also has a social purpose: by giving a (optional) contribution of only BRL 1 (R$1.00 real) per meal, the customers will help the projects of the Ayrton Senna Institute.
See the list of restaurants below. The whole list is really good… All restaurants are well-known. So, it’s difficult to tell you where to go. The best thing is to choose the kind of food you prefer and go to any of the 60 restaurants listed.
Website and restaurants list >>> http://www.restaurantweek.com.br/videos/rj/lista (Only in portuguese, but you can check the name and the address of registered restaurants).