|Pack of cigarettes||$2.47|
|Local cheese (1kg)||$7.62|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) outside of centre||$418.39|
|Loaf of white bread||$1.73|
|1 Summer dress in a chain store||$50.80|
|Water bottle (1.5 liter)||$1.23|
|Gasoline (1 liter)||$1.34|
Brazil is a popular visitor destination and has a lot to see and do. The area around Rio de Janeiro is very popular but few people realise the alternative places to stay outside the main metropolis. One such place is the city of Sao Goncalo which is a suburb of Rio but a city in its own right and with over a million population. There are cheap flights to Sao Goncalo so if your business is in that area of the Rio metropolis then this is an airport worth considering.
Sao Goncalo is densely populated and can be congested to travel around. There are malls here for shopping and the city also has many big hospitals as the region is popular with medical tourism. Like Rio the summers are hot and rainy in Sao Goncalo and the city does get humid. Sao Goncalo has some good hotels for guests which are worth considering as part of a stay in the city. Flighthub has the best deal to Sao Goncalo and is full of inspiring ideas on travel.
Sao Goncalo has good transport links to Rio de Janeiro which is an excellent place to spend a day. Visitors can climb Sugar Loaf Mountain and see the huge statue of Christ the Redeemer on the summit. The view is incredible. Rio’s beaches are fabulous too from the famous Copacabana beach to Ipanema and more. You can have a game of soccer with the locals or try beach volleyball. There is surfing too as well as the inevitable sunbathing. There are lots of cheap flights to Sao Goncalo which are worth checking out if you plan to visit the area.
In Sao Goncalo there are lots of restaurants serving traditional Brazilian cuisine and there are international specialties too. There are bars and nightclubs around and this is a region that has a lot for visitors to see and do in one of the most vibrant metropolitan areas in the world.