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Heritages and Museums 

Memorial dos Pretos Novos The study of human bones found in archaeological sites is of utmost importance for the understanding of the sociocultural conditions of ancient populations. Many pathological leave marks on bones and therefore can be recognized from the scientific study samples. ..

The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian better known as the Metropolitan Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro or as the Cathedral of St. Sebastian of Rio de Janeiro, is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro.

Museu Internacional de Arte Naïf do Brasil Housed in a late 19th-century mansion, the naïve art museum caters to kids with hands-on activities.

Christ the Redeemer is an Art Deco statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, created by French sculptor Paul Landowski and built by the Brazilian engineer Heitor da Silva Costa, in collaboration with the French engineer Albert Caquot.

Escadaria Selarón, also known as the ‘Selaron Steps’, is a set of world-famous steps in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. They are the work of Chilean-born artist Jorge Selarón who claimed it as “my tribute to the Brazilian people”

The Catete Palace is an urban mansion in Rio de Janeiro’s Catete neighborhood. The property stretches from Rua do Catete (Catete Street) to Praia do Flamengo (Flamengo Beach). Construction began in 1858 and ended in 1867. From 1894 to 1960, it was Brazil’s presidential palace and the site of Getúlio Vargas’ suicide. It now houses the Museu da República (Republic Museum) and a theatre.

The National Museum of Brazil is a museum and research institution, located in the Quinta da Boa Vista park in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Museum shelters one of the largest exhibits of the Americas, consisting of animals, insects, minerals,aboriginal collections of utensils, Egyptians mummies and South American archaeological artifacts, meteorites, fossils and many other findings.

The Museum of Tomorrow is a science museum in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It was designed by Spanish neofuturistic architect Santiago Calatrava, and built next to the waterfront at Pier Maua. Its construction was supported by the Roberto Marinho Foundation and cost approximately 230 million reais.

Fort Copacabana is a military base at the south end of the beach that defines the district of Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro. The base is open to the public and contains the Museu Histórico do Exército (Army Historical Museum) and a coastal defense fort that is the actual Fort Copacabana.