Rio de Janeiro, Brazil A Great Vacation Spot

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is a Great Vacation Spot

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Usually referred to as Rio it’s the second largest city of Brazil, and one of the largest metropolitan area in South America. With a population of nearly 6.5 million people within the city. It’s a vacation destination for Europeans, South Americans and Americans.

Rio de Janeiro is one of the most visited cities in south America, known for its natural settings, beaches, seaside resort towns, and famous carnival. Among its most famous sites are Copacabana neighborhood known for its beach¬†which is one of the most famous in the world and Ipanema the beach at Ipanema became widely known by the song “The Girl from Ipanema”.

With Samba dance a cultural expressions of its national identity and Bossa Nova musical style evolving from samba but is more complex harmonically and less percussive.

Besides its beaches other famous landmarks include the giant statue of Christ the Redeemer on the mountain top overlooking Rio De Janeiro,¬† Sugarloaf mountain with its cable car, and Maracana Stadium one of the world’s largest football stadiums.

 

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