Posted on Jan 20, 2010 | Comments 0
Brazil, the land of the exotic has so much more to offer than the traditional rum and samba it is known for. Rio de Janeiro in particular is a treat to visit. More than the place it is the people which bring the place alive. Make your vacation here more memorable by interacting closely with the local population.
Copacabana is singularly the most popular of beaches across the globe. If you are on the beach enjoying the sun and the sand, you can already see Sugar loaf and Cristo Redentor, Rio’s identity.
Sugar loaf is a mountain peak overlooking the city; it provides a picturesque bird’s eye view of the city. Cristo Redentor or Christ the Redeemer is a giant statue of Christ with his hands spread wide as if in an embrace. This famous statue is placed on the peak of the Corcovado Mountain.
Check out the various tourist spots around the city. You can go for a conducted tour or decide on your own itinerary. The city has interesting conducted tours which reveal the secrets of Rio to the visitor.
Visit and enjoy the rich culture of Rio de Janeiro during the famous Carnival or enjoy the New Year’s revelry, which has been rated second in the world.
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