Rio de Janeiro

About Rio de Janeiro

The beautiful town is the capital of the state of Rio de Janeiro, in southeastern Brazil. Known by the intense heat, the city has topical climate with an average temperature of 22 ° C, but during the summer the thermometer easily mark the 40 ° C. The city is the major route of international tourism in the country and the southern hemisphere. It is also the Brazilian city better known worldwide. Because it is a big city there is a great variety of tours and activities available to visitors. Starting with 30 km of beautiful beaches, there is the Copacabana, the most famous of Brazil, bringing together all types of audience. The beach of Barra da Tijuca is 15 km long and good green sea for bathing, inviting waves for surfing, and winds for windsurfing and kite surfing. Another point is the Arpoador beach that has a very special setting of the sun. A favorite of surfers is Prainha, the quietest of all, and full of natural beauty. The Leme Beach is in a residential area, so it's one of the quietest on the urban fringe. Luxury is the hallmark of Leblon beach, full of exquisite buildings and a lot of elegance. The trendy Ipanema can not be left out of the script. Two trips are required for those who come to Rio de Janeiro; know Christ Redeemer and Sugar Loaf. On top of Corcovado is the Christ the Redeemer with its 30 meters high, the access is made by van or train. The cable car makes the trip to the Sugar Loaf, reaching the top opens up to a charming look. Stones, Bonita and Gávea depart paragliding and hang gliding flights with 15 minutes duration and panoramic views. The traditional neighborhood of Santa Teresa, besides being full of cultural venues reveals landscapes of various areas of the city. Another very crowded tourist spot is the Maracana stadium, which offers guided tour to the public. The novelty is the Samba City, there you can see the production of cars and costumes, and on Thursday nights to watch a mini carnival parade. Vela's worth checking out the natural wealth of the Botanical Garden, Flamengo and Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas. In Historical Script the tip is unraveling much of the history of Brazil that is stored in the buildings of the Old River, the buildings of the nineteenth and twentieth house museums and cultural centers. At night options abound, the capital has all the possibilities for fun, but the most bohemian quarter of the region is the Lapa, meeting especially the samba lovers. As a great tourist destination, the city has renowned restaurants of diverse international cuisines, but are the taverns which is the Brazilian cuisine, which is served on Saturdays classic feijoada. Another local tradition are the homes of juices, which besides the traditional flavors make special combinations. During the summer season the city is crowded because of the two main parties, New Year's Eve and Carnival, but the movement is constant throughout the year, because the major cultural and sporting events attract visitors who enjoy to enjoy the inns and everything What's good in the "Marvelous City".

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Sep 23, 2018