The city of Rio de Janeiro is one of the most popular cities of Brazil and people love it as a tourist destination for years. Popularly known as Rio, it is the second largest city in Brazil. The city remains hot for most of the season, and usually rains between December and March. It was one of the host cities of 2014 FIFA World cup.
- Ecological reserves and parks – a must to simmer down stress
The lively city is full of parks like Tijuca National Park, Pedra Branca State Park (which is also the highest point of Rio de Janeiro), the Botanical Garden (which conserves some endangered plant species of Brazil), the Rio’s zoo, the flamingo park and many more.
- Corcovado Mountain – a whole new experience
The Mountain, located in central Rio is famous for the statue of Jesus situated on its peak. The famous Sugarloaf mountain is also visible from here. It is a symbol of the Brazilian culture.
- Sugarloaf Mountain – beautiful scenario
The famous hill point became a part of World Heritage site declared by UNESCO in 2012. The passengers can enjoy the wonderful experience of rock climbing here. The Urca hill is linked to the mountain with the little tram of the sugar loaf which was the first Brazilian cable car.
- Beaches – the best promenade
The marvelous city serves some of the brilliant beaches like Copacabana, Ipanema, Barra da Tijuca Beach, Prainha Beach and Praia Vermelha beach. The Copacabana beach is known for its 4 km Balneario beach. The atmosphere is very vibrant and pleasant.
- Christ the Redeemer – a statue worth looking for
The Jesus Christ statue, located in Brazil is a 98 ft high statue and is programmed as one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. It was constructed between 1922 and 1931.
- Santa Teresa – a charming district
the hilltop district provides a village-like soothing vibe. You can find here a lot of romantic restaurants, quirky cocktail bars, and beautiful old mansions. There’s also an art gallery where various masterpieces can be found.