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Brazil sky-high prices shock World Cup tourists

Published on NewsOK Modified: June 6, 2014 at 8:47 am •  Published: June 6, 2014
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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.