Brazil Sky-High Prices Shock FIFA World Cup Tourists

Updated: 05 June 2014 20:32 IST

FIFA World Cup attracts tourists from across the world but this year, those travelling to Brazil ought to be carrying a bigger wallet than usual.

FIFA World Cup attracts tourists from across the world but this year, those travelling to Brazil ought to be carrying a bigger wallet than usual. © AP

Brazil is a land of sky-high prices, and here is a sample of the charges awaiting visitors coming for the World Cup:

-Single room at four-star hotel in Copacabana: $400 a night.

-Big Mac: $6.28.

-iPhone 5s: $1,250 on Apple's Brazilian website.

-Official Brazil national team soccer shirt: $103-$157.

-Pair of Nike's Flyknit Lunar 2 running shoes: $313.

-Levis 501: $80.

-"Rodizio," all-you-can-eat barbecue meal: $60, without drinks.

-Caipirinha cocktail, made with Brazil's cachaca sugar cane liquor: $10.

-Entrance to visit Christ the Redeemer statue: $22.

-Entrance to top of Sugar Loaf mountain: $22.

Topics : Football
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