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Rio de Janeiro Travel Guide

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Although the city of Rio de Janeiro holds the biggest carnival in the world, this Brazilian city has more to offer than party days or samba nights. There are fantastic things to do and amazing places to visit in this marvelous city that is located in the biggest country in the world Brazil.

The city of Rio de Janeiro can boast about having everything that a traveler can dream of. For example, Rio de Janeiro, as other modern metropolis in the world such as New York, London, Beijing or Dubai, it is an inspiration for many people who live there and for travelers who are visiting the city for the first time. The town never sleeps and it is not complicated to get around the city.

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People who visit this Brazilian city can spend hours looking at the contemporary skyscrapers and colonial constructions, visiting plenty of green parks, enjoying beaches with golden sand and meeting the friendliest people in the world. That is why that this city is also known in Portuguese as the Cidade maravilhosa (Wonderful city.)

Probably one of the most visible issues in the town and the rest of the nation is the inequality between rich and poor people. Nevertheless, the economic situation of the city doesn’t opaque the rest of the breathtaking sceneries in Rio. Local people from Rio are called as Carioca people because of its happiness, enthusiasm and an optimism way to see the life. In fact, in 2009, Rio was ranked in the list of the happiest cities in the world by the Forbes Magazine.

Moreover, People from Rio are blessed with a perfect tropical weather, delicious beaches (Ipanema and Copacabana), a good football team, the biggest carnival, samba music and impressive landmarks such as the statue of Christ the Redeemer in Corcovado and the Sugarloaf Mountain with his famous cable car.

The city of Rio de Janeiro was founded by the Portuguese empire so as to avoid the enemy French privateers who were stealing and trafficking wood and other valuable goods from Brazil in 1566. In fact, French troops fought against French soldiers for almost ten years approximately. But in 1763 Napoleon occupied Portugal and the Royal Portuguese Family moved to Brazil and declared Rio de Janeiro city as the new capital of the kingdom.

In this fashion, the city of Rio de Janeiro became a European capital city outside Europe. Nowadays, the city can presume of having the most incredible museums and art galleries where foreigners can learn about the historical and cultural legacy of Brazil and Rio de Janeiro. In addition, there is a good accommodation with a big variety of hotels, good entertainment for young and old people, exquisite carioca gastronomy, happy music and much more.

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Nightlife in Rio de Janeiro Nightlife in Rio de Janeiro
Nightlife of Rio de Janeiro seems to have broken through the barriers of sound.
Attractions in Rio de Janeiro Attractions in Rio de Janeiro
The city of Rio de Janeiro can boast about having everything that a traveler can dream of.
Carnival of Rio de Janeiro Carnival of Rio de Janeiro
The Carnival of Rio de Janeiro consists in a parade where “Schools of Samba” compete against each other.
Soccer in Rio de Janeiro Soccer in Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro can boast of having one of the most modern, biggest and famous stadiums in the world called Maracana.

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