Google launched what could turn out to be a landmark 360-degree video platform last week called Rio: Beyond The Map to coincide with the opening of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

The project is the result of an ongoing collaboration between Google and the local Grupo Cultural AfroReggae organization.

The new Google mapping will also assist the growing number of local favela tour operators.

Is tourism the future for Rio's Favelas?

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jbozekjbozek
4 months ago

Would love to see some Favela's being listed on Airbnb. Wonder if they'd book?

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