Rios Most crowded Beaches

Outstanding partying, vibrant culture, and breath taking natural beauty….

On a sunny day, up to a million people may crowd Rio de Janeiros beaches.

Quick facts on Rio de Janeiro

  • Rio de Janeiro is the capital city of the state of Rio de Janeiro and is second largest city in the South American country of Brazil.
  • This amazing city is the most visited in the southern hemisphere. Almost 3 million a year (Paris  has almost 6 million)
  • Rio was the capital of Brazil from 1502 to 1960, it was changed to Brasilia.
  • Rio is well known for its Carnival hosted every February lasts until dawn.
  • Rio is also famous due to its famous landmark, The Reedeemed Christ statue. This Worldwide symbol for peace and now one of the new 7 wonders of the world,  is a 130ft tall concrete and soapstone covered figure that took nine years to complete
  • Next FIFA World Cup2014, will be held in Brazil and Rio will be infested with tourists, we will wait for 2014’s tourist count.
  • With the Olympics in 2016, the slums are getting a face lift, not to mention.. it’s first time the Olympics are hosted in South America.

Rio Images: Beach, Redeemed Christ, February Carnival, Posters for 2014 FIFA, Poster for 2016 Olympics, and famous “Favelas” (slums).

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