Brazil’s Rio De Janeiro is world famous for its carnival celebrations, passionate samba rhythms and its long white beaches, and so be prepared to be completely taken away by its unique atmosphere. The city lies on the shore of Guanabara Bay and despite its hot atmosphere, Rio de Janeiro means “January River”. Our new guide includes not only the most famous sites such as the Christ the Redeemer statue on Corcovado Mountain, the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema, the historic district of Santa Teresa, and the world-famous “Sugarloaf” mountain Pao de Acucar, but it also covers the city’s modern center with skyscrapers and poor favelas, which together create an interesting contrast. Our guide will give you tips on where to relax in the second largest city of Brazil, or where to enjoy the city’s best Caipirinha and where you get to enjoy the best views. Discover for yourself why Rio de Janeiro is known as the “Wonderful City” (Cidade Maravilhosa).
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