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Which Favelas in Rio are The Safest to Visit?

Want to visit Rio, but you are frightened of favelas? Don’t be. In recent years, many of these modest communities have been made safer through police intervention and improvements in social programs, which are two developments that have paved the way for the tourism industry to move in. Today, there are a number of communities that foreign visitors can tour with a reasonable degree of security. Below, we profile three favelas in Rio┬áthat are well worth your time to visit. 1) Vidigal Located within a stone’s throw of the posh sands of Leblon, Vidigal is by far the safest of…