Better known globally to have happy people who eager for sunshine, beaches, samba, and football, the capital city of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, goes much more fabulous for tourisms due to its rich history and amazing places. As headquarter during the colony times, under the Portuguese court, the capital of Brazil became the most favored place to develop in all aspects of life.
Rio de Janeiro is the face of Brazil, reflecting everything a city can offer with its highest standard: many restaurants, historical tours, options for outdoor night walks, and more. The city is a home for numbers of large companies, it is the second largest metropolis in the country, and of course, it has amazing beaches and several attractions for all tastes, ages and genders
The city has the most famous landmark, named Christ the Redeemer, is included as one of the new seven wonders of the world. But beside the landmark, there are many other places to visit, including the Sugar Loaf, Botanical Gardens, Copacabana Beach, Lapa, Maracanã, The Center, and many more.
Meet the spectacular Rio Carnival
Besides the carnival, fireworks from the beaches of Copacabana or Marvelous City are some opportunities you can see that certainly delight both the foreigners and the Brazilians who already familiar with the city. As for this 2013, the Carnival falls on a different date every year, about 40 days before Easter. From Friday to Ash Wednesday – February 8-13 in 2013 – Brazilians close their offices and shops, and throw themselves into the world’s most famous manifestation of freedom and happiness, day and night, on and off the hot crowded beaches, at the peak of summer.
Moreover, despite its violence, the city is the postcard from Brazil. Currently, Rio has a new goal and has received massive investments to host the World Cup in 2014 and the Olympics in 2016, which among the major investments is to reduce violence and crimes in Rio.