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    Rio de janeiro

    Hi everyone
    My name is Marjan and im from Slovenia-Europe.
    Wife and I are going to Rio de Janeiro, we are both in wheelchairs.It will be nice to get some informations about accessibility in Rio and arround. Please is anybody from Rio and give me some informations
    Thank you

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    Senior Member Dado's Avatar
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    Aug 2007
    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Hi Marjan!

    There´s already some info here. Try searching the forum.

    Rio isn´t very accessible, but it´s worth visiting. There are plenty of activities available for wheelchair users, including:

    - Surfing & beach wheelchairs (only on weekends)
    - Hang-gliding
    - Sightseeing (Sugarloaf Mountain, Christ the Redeemer Statue, Botanic Garden etc.)

    The worst is our public transport system, but today there are many wheelchair accessible buses and some accessible subway stations. You can also hire a driver to take you where you want.

    Please keep asking questions!

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