Niteroi is a popular place to head to while you are in Rio de Janeiro as a large number of the area’s main attractions are close. Two attractions that should be at the top of every visitor’s itinerary is the wonderful Icarai Beach and the much-loved Niteroi Contemporary Art Museum. Two other recommended attractions that are close by Niteroi are the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Parque da Cidade.
There are some unique cultural highlights in and around Niteroi. There are plenty of excellent destinations to take the family for a morning such as the Museum of Image and Sound, the Light Cultural Center and the Bank of Brazil Cultural Center.
If the sun is shining get into the great outdoors and appreciate the nearby parks and reserves. When the sun is out, explore the Aterro do Flamengo Park and Ruins Park, a place where families can enjoy a little slice of tranquility.
Attractions like the Sao Bento Monastery, Paris Square and Passeio Publico make great places to visit while you are in Niteroi. Whatever your faith, serenity and calm awaits at Niteroi’s holy places like the Catedral de Sao Sebastiao do Rio de Janeiro, the Church of Our Lady of the Glory of the Outeiro and Candelaria Church. The Rio de Janeiro area features some evocative reminders of the past; don’t miss Pico Fort, the Sao Luiz Fort and the Rio Branco Fort.
Spend a few hours at the Nova Livraria Leonardo da Vinci and Praca Quinze to get in some retail therapy.
Finding somewhere suitable to base yourself within Niteroi is easy. Make reservations for the Windsor Asturias Hotel, the Windsor Guanabara Hotel, or the Novotel Rio De Janeiro Dumont.