Rio de Janeiro

About Rio de Janeiro

The state of Rio de Janeiro name was given by the Portuguese who arrived in Guanabara Bay made a mistake thinking it was the mouth of a river. And then the first of the year, decided to name the place of Rio de Janeiro. In 1531 was when the Portuguese Martim Afonso de Sousa landed with his fleet in Rio de Janeiro, to start the first state colonization expedition. Among the tribes that inhabited the region were those of janeiro, Coropos, Kayapo, Guarus and Goiás. The earth began to be exploited by the French people, English and Spanish, and Portuguese. They sought to find riches, the main product Brazil wood. The city of Rio de Janeiro was founded on 1 March 1565 by Estacio de Sa, and was among the Dog Face hills and Sugar Loaf. In the year 1567 the city of Rio de Janeiro was transferred to the Castle Hill and has since created the Royal Captaincy of Rio de Janeiro. Today Rio de Janeiro is composed of 92 municipalities and 89 of them have medium to high development, according to the Municipal Development FIRJAN Index (IFDM). The state has many attractions both in the capital and in its coastal cities, which provide attractions throughout the year. Much sought after cities for people who want to know and enjoy the coast of Rio de Janeiro, are Angra dos Reis, Buzios, Paraty, Cabo Frio, Ilha Grande and Rio das Ostras; or the mountainous region of the state as Petropolis and Teresopolis. Those who visit the city of Rio de Janeiro has many tourist places to meet, such as the Botanical Garden, Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf, Municipal Theater, Imperial Quinta da Boa Vista Palace Copacabana Fort and of course its beautiful beaches that attract people all year! Are the best known beach of Ipanema, Leblon, Copacabana, Botafogo among other more. The cariocas is cozy, bohemian, outgoing, people who love being by the sea and samba is the rhythm that touches the whole year. Another strong point of Rio de Janeiro is the taste for funk music. Being in Rio de Janeiro is able to enjoy a beautiful feijoada and also dishes with seafood, which are the strong cuisine throughout the state. Lodging in Rio de Janeiro also abound, there are various options of hotels scattered throughout the state.

A Casa do Pablo Pousada Búzios Flat Pousada
Casagrande Hotel Pousada Boutique Costa Dourada Pousada
Hervadoce Pousada Hotel Pousada Experience João Fernandes
Hotel Pousada Solar do Arco Kico Búzios Pousada
Pousada 7 Estrelas Pousada Abracadabra
Pousada Aconchegos Ile de France Pousada Airumã
Pousada Albuquerque Pousada Alforria
Pousada Algas Marinas Pousada Almlan
Pousada Alpino Pousada Altenhaus
Pousada Alto de Geribá Pousada Alto Ferradura
Pousada Alto Itaipava Pousada Alícia
Pousada Amancay Pousada Amendoeira
Pousada Ancorar Pousada Aquamaster Dive Resort
Pousada Aquarium Búzios Pousada Arco Íris de Buzios
Pousada Arco-Íris Pousada Arcobaleno
Pousada Areias Brancas Pousada Aroma do Mar
Pousada Arte Urquijo Pousada Atlântica
Pousada Azur Pousada Baia Bonita
Pousada Barcarola Pousada Bella Geribá
Pousada Bella Nina Pousada Bem Búzios
Pousada Biscaia Pousada Blue Moon
Pousada Bonanza Pousada Borgo San Felice
Pousada Boulevard Pousada Brava Club
Pousada Brisa do Forte Pousada Bucaneiro
Pousada Byblos Pousada Búzios Mandarine
Pousada Cabufa Pousada Caetano
Pousada Cala d'Or Pousada Calmaria
Pousada Calvanos Chales Pousada Cambucá
Pousada Caminho da Praia Pousada Caminho do Mar
Pousada Caminho do Sol Pousada Cana Caiana
Pousada Canoas Pousada Canoas do Canto
Pousada Cantinho de Geribá Pousada Canto Alto
Pousada Canto da Baleia Pousada Canto da Ferradura
Pousada Canto da Praia Pousada Canto do Hibisco
Pousada Casa Bonita Pousada Casa Búzios
Pousada Casa da Pedra Pousada Casa da Praia
Pousada Casa da Ruth Pousada Casa do Canto Búzios
Pousada Casa do Catavento Pousada Catavento
Pousada Cavalo Branco Pousada Chalé da Montanha
Pousada Chalé Recanto da Praia Pousada Chalés do Lago
Pousada Corais e Conchas Pousada Cordeiro
Pousada Costa do Sol Pousada da Condessa
Pousada da Figueira Pousada das Andorinhas
Pousada das Bromélias Pousada das Garças
Pousada Design Armação dos Búzios Pousada do Capitão
Pousada do Golf Pousada do Príncipe
Pousada do Suiá Pousada do Suíço
Pousada do Timoneiro Pousada Don Juan
Pousada dos Búzios Pousada dos Golfinhos
Pousada e Camping Dunas do Peró Pousada Encanto de Búzios Geribá
Pousada Espuma da Praia Pousada Estalagem dos Corais
Pousada Estalagem dos Golfinhos Pousada Fonte Viva
Pousada Fruto da Terra Pousada Gaia
Pousada Gaivota Livre Pousada Gênesis
Pousada Imperial Koeller Pousada Jamanta
Pousada Jardim Comary Pousada Lapônia
Pousada Latitude 22 Pousada Le Siramat
Pousada Les Roches Pousada Mar e Marés
Pousada Mar e Terra Pousada Maravilha de Paraty
Pousada Maravista Pousada Marbella
Pousada Mariá Pousada Mata Atlântica dos Sauer
Pousada Matitaterê Pousada Mestre Augusto
Pousada Meus Amores Pousada Monte Castelo
Pousada Monte Imperial Pousada Montserrat
Pousada Morada das Flores Pousada Morro do Forte
Pousada Nó da Madeira Pousada Odara
Pousada Paisagem Pousada Palmeira Imperial
Pousada Panduda Pousada Paraíso Açu
Pousada Paraíso do Sol Pousada Pardieiro
Pousada Passagem dos Papagaios Pousada Pier 7400
Pousada Pier Beach Pousada Ponta da Peça
Pousada Ponta do Leste Pousada Pontal da Praia
Pousada Porta do Céu Pousada Porto Imperial
Pousada Pratagy Pousada Puerta del Sol
Pousada Pórtico do Sol Pousada Quinta dos Pássaros
Pousada Rainha da Mata Pousada Rancho da Ferradura
Pousada Recanto das Araras Pousada Recanto das Flores
Pousada Recanto do Atalaia Pousada Recanto do Bem Te Vi
Pousada Recanto do Pinheirão Pousada Recanto do Quati
Pousada Refúgio dos Falcões Pousada Remanso
Pousada Riacho dos Cambucás Pousada Rio Bracuhy
Pousada Rio dos Cristais Pousada Rio Leripe
Pousada Rumo dos Ventos Pousada Santa Fé
Pousada Santa Mônica Pousada Santorini
Pousada Sol da Manhã Pousada Solar dos Navegantes
Pousada Sossego do Major Pousada SPA Shangri-Lá
Pousada Sítio e Poesia Pousada Tanto Mar
Pousada Tapera Pousada Terras Altas
Pousada Terraço Penedo Pousada Terê Parque
Pousada Tijupá Pousada Vale paraíso
Pousada Verdemar Armação Pousada Verdemar Centro
Pousada Verdemar Ferradura Pousada Vettore Brasil
Pousada Via Lagos Pousada Vila Brasil
Pousada Villa Baobá Pousada Villa del Sol
Pousada Villa Luna Pousada Village Pendotiba
Pousada Village Tere Pousada Vitória
Pousada Águas Claras Pousada Âncora de Ouro
Viva Brasil Pousada