(CNN) — Two of Brazil’s most interesting recognized vacationer factors of curiosity — the Christ the Redeemer statue and Sugarloaf Mountain — have reopened after being shut for five months because of coronavirus pandemic.
The reopening comes with limitations on the number of company permitted on the landmarks in Rio de Janeiro.
The Christ the Redeemer web site welcomed company Saturday afternoon, in keeping with the administration agency Paineiras Corcovado’s website. It may then open with lowered hours Sunday, with vacationer vans traversing the hill at half the potential, and the vacationer apply working at 25% functionality.
Comparable precautions, along with temperature checks, are being taken at totally different vacationer factors of curiosity which may be opening this weekend, along with Sugarloaf, the Rio Star ferris wheel and the AquaRio aquarium, in keeping with the federal authorities tourism advertising marketing campaign website, Rediscover Rio.
The view of Sugarloaf Mountain, correct, in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday.
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The advertising marketing campaign, which launched on Wednesday, encourages Rio de Janeiro state residents to go to vacationer hotspots by offering them half worth tickets.
Closing week, Brazil turned solely the second nation behind the US to exceed 100,000 deaths from Covid-19, whereas the general number of infections recorded inside the nation topped three million.
Of us marked the grim milestone by posting on social media beneath the hashtag #100thousanddeaths in solidarity with the households of coronavirus victims.
The NGO Rio of Peace displayed hundred crosses inside the sand along with a poster asking: “Why are we the second in number of deaths?”
Fernanda Wenzel wrote in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Rory Sullivan wrote in London. Rodrigo Pedroso and Thaize Oliveira contributed to this report.