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Experience Rio de Janeiro’s Sights and Sounds With This 360-Degree Video

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As the 2016 Olympics bring plenty of sports to watch in Rio de Janeiro, there’s also a plenty to see within the city hosting the games.

This 360-degree video, shot using the Ricoh Theta S camera by TIME’s Julia Lull, offers immersion in the sights and sounds of the city. It takes viewers through the city’s famous Selaron Steps, the Ipanema beach, the beach at Arpoador, Sugarloaf Mountain and the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer.

One shot shows tourists ambling up the Selaron Steps, as others show beach-goers screaming and jumping into waves at Ipanema at Arpoador. Another scene is shot high up from a cable car traveling to Sugarloaf Mountain.


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Write to Mahita Gajanan at mahita.gajanan@time.com and Julia Lull at julia.lull@time.com