Located in one of the most beautiful and preserved areas of the city (Barra da Tijuca), Riocentro is comprised of five interconnected pavilions, a total of 571,000 m², being 100,209 m² of constructed area and the rest of the external area.
Home to the main national and international events held in Brazil, Riocentro hosts about 90 events and receives 1.8 million visitors on average per year.
Some ways to get to Riocentro, the venue of the 60th WSC.
- From Downtown ("Centro")
Line 268 (Praça XV – Riocentro, through Grajaú-Jacarepaguá)
- From Zona Sul ("South Zone")
Line 2113 (Castelo –Taquara, through Barra)
It goes along the Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon beaches
- From Barra
Line 706 (Colônia – Terminal Alvorada)
Line 708 (Largo do Remi – Terminal Alvorada)
Purchase the Metrô Barra ticket.
Take the subway to the last station of Line 1 (General Osório). Using the same ticket, take the connection bus to Terminal Alvorada. Exit the bus at Barra Shopping and take a regular bus (line 332 or 806).
For more information on the subway system, check Metro Rio’s website.
Information on the shuttle bus service between designated hotels and the venue is available at the Transport section of the Useful Infomration menu.