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Rio de Janeiro – The Marvelous City

Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city in Brazil. Founded in 1565 by the Portuguese, it is one of the oldest established cities in Latin America. It became the capital of Brazil in 1763, while it was still a state of Portugal. Several interesting historical events led to Rio de Janeiro becomes the capital of a long line of successive states, until the capital of Brazil, now a republic, was moved to Brasilia. Rio de Janeiro hosts the largest carnival in the world, celebrating the advent of Lent. The iconic statue is known as Christ the Redeemer is one of its most visited sites of interest.

Here are some of the top places to visit in Rio de Janeiro
  1. Christ the Redeemer
  2. Copacabana
  3. Ipanema
  4. Sugarloaf Mountain
  5. Jardim Botanico
  6. Santa Teresa Neighborhood
  7. Lapa Neighborhood
  8. Tijuca National Park
  9. Maracana Stadium
  10. Lagoa Neighborhood
Things to do in Rio de Janeiro
  1. Take in Christ the Redeemer
  2. Marvel at Sugarloaf Mountain
  3. Experience samba in Pedra do Sal
  4. Hike up Dois Irmãos
  5. Scale the Escadaria Selaron steps (like Snoop Dogg)
  6. Dance the night away in Lapa
  7. Hit the beaches
  8. Check out Maracanã stadium
  9. Explore on a favela tour
  10. Shake it at a samba school

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