After São Paulo, the second-largest city of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro is a colorful and exciting experience for city and culture travelers! Today, around 14 million people live in the megacity and the surrounding areas.
From 1815 to 1821, the city was even the capital of the Kingdom of Portugal and Brazil. Today, Rio is best known for its white sandy beaches, such as Copacabana, Sugarloaf Mountain and Carnival!
Other attractions in Rio de Janeiro:
- Theatro Municipal
- Cidade das Artes
- Museo do Amanhã
- Statue of Christ
- Jardim Botânico
During your stay in Rio de Janeiro, you will definitely find a lively and colorful city, but also characterized by strong contrasts. Wealth and life in the favelas are close to each other. On a guided tour through the city's poverty-stricken neighborhoods, you can also get to know the other side of the city and its inhabitants.
In the great accommodations and hotels of the city, you will find quiet moments to relax! The Copacabana neighborhood is especially popular, with its long boardwalk, cool bars and restaurants, and numerous attractions (such as the Forte de Copacabana).
The best time to travel to Rio de Janeiro is when Carnival begins! Traditionally, the spectacular celebrations begin on the Friday before Ash Wednesday. The spectacle is one of the main attractions of the city.
During the colorful parades, the city's countless samba schools show off their skills, presenting rhythmic choreography, colorful and impressive costumes, and their unbridled passion for music!
Get your ticket for the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro and be there live when the dancers and artists show their samba skills to the spectators in the Sambódromo of Rio - an incomparable and unforgettable experience!
And afterwards: let yourself drift through the gorgeous streets of the city and enjoy delicious caipirinhas in the great bars of the city.
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