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Discovering the Monuments in Rio’s Centro

By Claire Rivé, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For many Rio residents, Centro is primarily a place to do business and during the rush of an everyday commute it's easy to pass by some of the historical landmarks that give the city center its own distinctive charm without taking much notice. For visitors, Centro is often forgotten as a sightseeing destination, but some intriguing monuments can make the area a fun daytime adventure.

Getting off at Carioca Metro Station at around 10:30 AM means you'll probably catch sight of the red T-shirt-clad guides that . . .

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