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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro

1. Culture Vultures

Rio de Janeiro is a huge seaside city in Brazil, famed for its Copacabana and Ipanema beaches, 38m Christ the Redeemer statue atop Mount Corcovado and for Sugarloaf Mountain, a granite peak with cable cars to its summit. The city is also known for its sprawling favelas (shanty towns). Its raucous Carnaval festival, featuring parade floats, flamboyant costumes and samba dancers, is considered the world’s largest.

2. Shopoholics


For the shopaholics at heart, shopping in Rio is a dream come true! The malls and boutique shops sell high-fashion garments while the beaches and local markets have variety of items that are unbelievably pocket friendly. The malls in Rio are home to some of the most famous brands in the world, as well cinema houses, food courts. The city has few markets which are worth a visit.

3. Music 24/7

Rio de Janeiro has an assorted live music panorama that plays jazz, roda de samba, traditional forró, MPB, gafieira and choro music.

Some of the clubs in Rio are known for live music that starts from 11p.m until the early hours of the morning. Music lovers can enjoy foot tapping live music, while relishing appetizers, snacks and beverages. In the city that is the birthplace of Bossa Nova and Samba, you can enjoy a great night out even if you don’t feel like dancing, by listening to the fantastic live sounds that the bars and clubs of Rio have to offer.

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