The City of Contrasts – Rio de Janeiro

The City of Contrasts – Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The second largest and the most popular city in Brazil offers variety of activities. It also has the worldwide famous beaches like Ipanema, Barra da Tijuca, Copacabana, and Leblon. Rio’s resorts are the main tourist attraction.

The city is also known for the samba festival, held before Lent for almost 200 years. The samba dancers prepare the most exciting and passionate numbers, with colorful outfits. They fill the atmosphere with the wildest energy.

The 16th-19th century’s architecture blend with the latest styles. Christ the Redeemer is the 5th largest statue of Jesus in the world. The Art Deco statue watches over the city from the mountain in the Tijuca Forest National Park. Rio de Janeiro is the city of contrasts and certainly is one of the places you have to visit in your lifetime.

The City of Contrasts - Rio de Janeiro

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The City of Contrasts - Rio de Janeiro

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The City of Contrasts - Rio de Janeiro

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The City of Contrasts - Rio de Janeiro

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The City of Contrasts - Rio de Janeiro

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The City of Contrasts - Rio de Janeiro

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The City of Contrasts - Rio de Janeiro

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The City of Contrasts - Rio de Janeiro

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The City of Contrasts - Rio de Janeiro

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The City of Contrasts - Rio de Janeiro

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The City of Contrasts - Rio de Janeiro

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